Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterWith 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 RangeA pinkish red to orange with darker streaks of purple, red, or brown
Other NamesHonduras rosewood, Nagaed
Some Typical UsesCabinetmaking, Marquetry, Musical instruments, Tool handles, some furniture parts, decorative items.
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
5lbs /Bd. Ft.
2200Janka Rating (?)
0.96Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Rosewood (Central American):
Ease of Finishing