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Madrone (Botanical: Arbutus manziesii)

Information to help you do fine woodworking with Madrone - all products are listed at bottom
Madrone, Arbutus manziesii
Arbutus manziesii, Madrone lumber and wood
Arbutus manziesii, Madrone lumber and wood
Characteristics
Light Heavy
Weight:
Soft Hard
Hardness:
Fine Coarse
Texture:
Easy Difficult
Working:
Easy Difficult
Finishing:
Chart Help
map of where this wood grows

woodworking characteristicsMadrone Characteristics

Very attractive, hard, heavy and strong wood that resembles hard maple, but with a more pinkish color. Madrone is tight grained, making it a superb furniture wood that finishes very well. Also easy on the tools and cutters, and an all around joy to work with.

color of MadroneColor Range

Creamy tan to light pink, sometimes with a dark purplish brown band from the heart of the log.

other names for MadroneOther Names

Pacific madrone, Madrono, Madrona, Arbuti tree, Coast madrone

uses for MadroneSome Typical Uses

Furniture, bowls, novelties, veneer, musical instruments.

the Madrone treeWhat's the Tree Like?

A beautiful broadleaf flowering evergreen with a reddish brown trunk that grows up to 80 feet. It grows only in parts of Canada and the Pacific coast of the U.S.

where Madrone growsMadrone grows in

Pacific USA & Canada.

What Customers Say About This Wood

QRock from Boston
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Robert Bennett from Seattle
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Madrone Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$185.99 /ea.

Buy Madrone Flat Cut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Madrone Flat Cut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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$179.99 /ea.

Buy Madrone Quartered Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Madrone Quartered Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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  • One sheet has 32 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off 5+ ...