Leopardwood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

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4.4
out of 5
5 (7)
4 (3)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
90.9%
Leopardwood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Leopardwood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
Why Choose Leopardwood?

Flaky, speckled figure with dark flecks, varying from a small lacelike pattern to a larger splashy figure. Texture is fairly coarse. Moderately hard. Works easy, except for a tendency to splinter, and takes a very lustrous finish. Quite scarce timber.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 30"
Grade Kiln dried, clear
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Leopardwood (Roupala montana)

Weight

4.6

lbs /Bd. Ft.
28.49% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2130

Janka Rating
65.12% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.73

Specific Gravity
14.06% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 7/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

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

Flaky, speckled figure with dark flecks, varying from a small lacelike pattern to a larger splashy figure. Texture is fairly coarse. Moderately hard. Works easy, except for a tendency to splinter, and takes a very lustrous finish. Quite scarce timber.

color of Leopardwood
Color Range
Pale pinkish brown to medium brown.
the Leopardwood tree
What's The Tree Like?
Grows up to 150 feet with a trunk diameter of up to 4'.
other names for Leopardwood
Other Names
Leopard, Lacewood, Roupala, Silky Oak
uses for Leopardwood
Some Typical Uses
Boxes, inlay, accessories, fine furniture, veneer, turnery

Customer Ratings & Reviews

11
Ratings Snapshot
4.4
out of 5
5 (7)
4 (3)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
90.9%
4.4
out of 5
5 (7)
4 (3)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (1)
Would recommend this product?
90.9%
11 Total Reviews
July 3, 2019
5 out of 5
Turning Squares
Review by  Johnny L. from Indiana
The leopard wood I received was of the highest quality. Very pleased with the quality. I will be purchasing all types of wood in the future.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
April 3, 2019
4 out of 5
Very nice grain
Review by  Anonymous 
Turned it down on the lathe relatively easy, just made sure to sand down a lot,
Verified Buyer
Recommended
August 29, 2018
5 out of 5
Great Product
Review by  John from Indiana
As all the squares I received, they were outstanding.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
March 30, 2017
5 out of 5
perfect
Review by  Sergey from Brooklyn NY
perfect
Verified Buyer
Recommended
March 13, 2017
5 out of 5
beautiful wood
Review by  blackdaan from Central Texas
Great for pepper mills or candleholders.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
February 11, 2017
5 out of 5
Nice wood thanks
Review by  Wes from Colorado
Thought I would try making some knife handles out of this wood. Never used it before. I liked the pieces they sent me. Used 6 coats of GF armrseal and they look great. Very happy, might buy more.
Recommended
11 Total Reviews
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