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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
East Indian Rosewood, Dalbergia latifolia
Dalbergia latifolia, East Indian Rosewood lumber and wood
Dalbergia latifolia, East Indian Rosewood lumber and wood
Dalbergia latifolia, East Indian Rosewood 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 characteristicsEast Indian Rosewood 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 RosewoodColor Range

Dark purple to dark brown with black lines

other names for East Indian RosewoodOther Names

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

uses for East Indian RosewoodSome Typical Uses

Cabinetmaking, Marquetry, Musical instruments, Tool handles, some furniture parts, decorative items.

the East Indian Rosewood treeWhat'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.

where East Indian Rosewood growsEast Indian Rosewood grows in

The Dalbergia latifolia tree grows throughout southeast Asia, but the most prized timber comes specifically from India.

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