Rosewood (Central American) » Dalbergia stevensonii

Why Rosewood (Central American)?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

With good dimensional stability, this Rosewood has a variety of 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 Rosewood (Central American)

Color Range

A pinkish red to orange with darker streaks of purple, red, or brown
other names for Rosewood (Central American)

Other Names

Honduras rosewood, Nagaed
uses for Rosewood (Central American)

Some Typical Uses

Cabinetmaking, Marquetry, Musical instruments, Tool handles, some furniture parts, decorative items.
the Rosewood (Central American) tree

What's the Tree Like?

The decent sized tree grows to 100' tall and up to 36 diameter. The trunk is often fluted, short, and forked. The Rosewood (Central American) tree grows in Latin America
map of where this wood grows
Weight

5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
39.66% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2200

Janka Rating
70.54% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.96

Specific Gravity
50.00% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Rosewood (Central American):

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak


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