Granadillo 4/4 Lumber Pack: 4 Boards, 5"+ Widths

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Granadillo 4/4 Lumber Pack: 4 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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About Lumber Sizes & Shipping Length Restrictions

Granadillo lumber packs come with an assortment of widths and lengths. Here's what you can expect.

5"+ Widths

The width above is the minimum width you should expect to receive in this pack. Our lumber is stocked in random widths, so you may receive board 1-3" wider than the width above. You can request a straight edge rip in the order form.

3', 4', or 6' Lengths

This is the range of lengths you can choose from for this pack.

13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S. .
Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

A lumber pack is the easiest way to buy some lumber and get building. We stand behind our lumber packs with 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Get your project off to a good start by choosing what length works best for you all with a minimum width of 5". You'll get 4 boards of hand-picked premium lumber that is surfaced on two sides (S2S), kiln dried, and ready to start your project.

About Granadillo (Platymiscium spp)

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lbs /Bd. Ft.
46.65% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
100.00% harder than red oak (1290 psi)


Specific Gravity
31.25% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak

map of where Granadillo tree grows
Granadillo is an exotic wood from Latin America

Granadillo will enchant your creativity with its bold purplish color and beautiful rosewood-like patterns. It's a hard wood that will take an ultra-fine polish and will steal the show in your decorative projects.

color of Granadillo
Color Range
Dark brown to red to orange to purple
the Granadillo tree
What's The Tree Like?
These trees are reported to reach heights of 80 feet with trunk diameters of 29-42". The buttressed trees develop straight and well-formed boles, that are often clear to 60 feet.
other names for Granadillo
Other Names
Coyote, Cocobolo, Granadillo, Guayacan trebol, Jacaranda do brejo, Koenatepi, Macacauba, Macawood, Trebal, Trebol
uses for Granadillo
Some Typical Uses
Pool cues, musical instruments, inlay, turnings, veneer

Lumber 101: What to Know About Hardwood Lumber

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
  1. Pick a wood you like
  2. Decide how much you need
  3. Give us your specs (if you have any)

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our blog for the full explanation.

lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained
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October 12th, 2021
Hobbyist Woodworker
As has always been my experience with this gang, the order came correctly as requested and there was even a surprising break on shipping on a rather heavy bundle. I wish to the gods of woodworking that Mark and the boys were closer! That said, if you are looking for quality hardwoods and exotics, don't hesitate to place an order with Woodworkers Source.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
October 3rd, 2021
Verified Buyer
Hobbyist Woodworker
Beautiful wood, wider than previously bougth Grandillo. No project for this yet.
Familiarity: I've used it in several projects
February 3rd, 2021
Verified Buyer
Lovely and extremely hard, but easily worked with hand tools. I received 4 very attractive boards. 3 of the 4 were I believe from the same tree. The other was an adequate color match. Order arrived on time, undamaged and well packaged.
January 25th, 2021
Verified Buyer
Cedar City UT
I haven't opened the packages yet but all other orders I've recieved have been of very good quality I ordered this material before under a different name and it's one of my favorite woods.
December 28th, 2020
Matt Peso
Hobbyist Woodworker
Las Vegas
I got 2 different trees of Granadillo in my order. Four are 7 and-a-half inches wide, two 4 and-a-half inches wide. All of them are about 72 inches in length. Three pieces were of a lighter color with some pretty figure. One of the lightly colored boards kind of reminded me of teak. The other two light ones looked like they were ripped in half from one really wide board, so gluing them up will look perfect. The other three were dark rich brown/red with a purple hue, and beautiful dark streaks. All of these had different grain patterns. Absolutely gorgeous stuff. I'm buying more of this for sure... Without my wife's knowledge hehehehe.
Familiarity: I've used it in several projects
November 25th, 2020
Enthusiast Woodworker
I received an assortment of lumber today, and the granadillo stole the show. Simply gorgeous. One board, maybe 10" wide, 5 BF total. The grain is so attractive, even without a finish, or wetting the wood. Much like the pictures here, only BETTER.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
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