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East Indian Rosewood (Botanical: Dalbergia latifolia)

Information to help you do fine woodworking with East Indian Rosewood - all products are listed at bottom
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East Indian Rosewood By The Numbers:

4.42
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
23.46% heavier than red oak
1720
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
33.33% harder than red oak
0.85
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
32.81% more dense than red oak

East Indian Rosewood Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




woodworking characteristics

East Indian Rosewood Wood Characteristics

With good dimensional stability, this Rosewood has a dark color with a straight grain - which makes this a rather easy wood to work with. It's dense and tight grained, easy to finish.
color of East Indian Rosewood

Color Range

Dark purple to dark brown with black lines
other names for East Indian Rosewood

Other Names

Bombay blackwood, East Indian rosewood, Indian palisandre, Indian rosewood, Java palisandre, Malabar, Shisham, Sitsal, Sonokeling
uses for East Indian Rosewood

Some Typical Uses

Cabinetmaking, Marquetry, Musical instruments, Tool handles, some furniture parts, decorative items.
the East Indian Rosewood tree

What's the Tree Like?

A straight trunk that's clear usually 30 to 50 feet. Overall height reaches 75 feet under normal conditions, but can be as tall as 100 feet. The diameter grows to 30 inches. The East Indian Rosewood tree grows in The Dalbergia latifolia tree grows throughout southeast Asia, but the most prized timber comes specifically from India.
map of where this wood grows

East Indian Rosewood Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$14.00 /ea.

Buy Rosewood (East Indian) Hardwood Sample

Rosewood (East Indian) Hardwood Sample
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$22.49 /Board Feet

Buy Rosewood (East Indian) 4/4 Lumber

Rosewood (East Indian) 4/4 Lumber
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Buy Rosewood (East Indian) 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Rosewood (East Indian) 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Buy Rosewood (East Indian) 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Rosewood (East Indian) 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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