Morado // Machaerium scleroxylon

Morado lumber wood, Machaerium scleroxylon lumber for woodworking
"Its dark, flowing fine grain provides a luxurious pattern. And the texture is so fine that you'll enjoy working the wood with hand tools and giving it a gorgeous polish. Expect a stunning likeness to dark, rich rosewood."
 
color of Morado
Color Range
Dark violet brown or a lighter tan brown with dark streaks and stripes - somewhat rosewood like.
other names for Morado
Other Names
Bolivian Rosewood, Santos Rosewood, Caviuna, Jacaranda pardo, Pau Ferro
uses for Morado
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, furniture, cabinets, flooring, turning, accessories.
the Morado tree
What's the Tree Like?
Mid-sized, rarely large.
Morado grows in Latin America
map of where Morado grows
Weight

4.42

lbs /Bd. Ft.
23.46% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1960

Janka Rating
51.94% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.85

Specific Gravity
32.81% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak


Morado Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Morado Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18" On Sale
Morado Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"
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Morado Pen Blanks
Morado Pen Blanks
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