Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterFine to medium texture. Sometimes sold as a substitute for Brazilian Rosewood or named Bolivian Rosewood and Santos Rosewood. Hard, but works pretty well: easy on the cutters, does not splinter, etc. Very durable and gorgeous. Dust may be an irritant to some people.
Color RangeDark violet brown or a lighter tan brown with dark streaks and stripes - somewhat rosewood like.
Other NamesBolivian Rosewood, Santos Rosewood, Caviuna, Jacaranda pardo, Pau Ferro
Some Typical UsesMusical instruments, furniture, cabinets, flooring, turning, accessories.
What's the Tree Like?Mid-sized, rarely large. The Morado tree grows in Latin America
4.42lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Morado:
Ease of Finishing