Purple Heart // Peltogyne spp

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Purple Heart lumber wood, Peltogyne spp lumber for woodworking
"Grain usually straight often with a fine curly figure. Fine texture. Moderately hard to work but takes a glossy, lustrous finish. Lacquer finish will best preserve the color. Also called Amaranth or purpleheart."
 
color of Purple Heart
Color Range
Dull gray brown when freshly cut but soon oxidizing to a violet purple.
other names for Purple Heart
Other Names
Purpleheart, Amarante, Amaranth, Guarab, Koroboreli, Morado, Nazareno, Palo morado, Pau roxo, Pelo morado, Purperhard, Saka, Sakavalli, Tananeo, Violetwood
uses for Purple Heart
Some Typical Uses
Industrial construction, flooring, tool handles, accessories, furniture, cutting boards, musical instruments, picture frames, jewelry, jewelry boxes
the Purple Heart tree
What's the Tree Like?
A tall tree 120 feet or more, producing a long, straight trunk about 36 inches in diameter.
Purple Heart grows in Latin America
map of where Purple Heart grows
Weight

5.02

lbs /Bd. Ft.
40.22% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2390

Janka Rating
85.27% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.79

Specific Gravity
23.44% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


Purple Heart Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Purple Heart Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Purple Heart 4/4 Lumber On Sale
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Purple Heart 4/4 Lumber
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Purple Heart 8/4 Lumber On Sale
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Purple Heart 8/4 Lumber
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Purple Heart 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet On Sale
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Purple Heart 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet On Sale
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Purple Heart Pen Blanks
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Purple Heart Pen Blanks
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Purple Heart Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18" On Sale
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Purple Heart Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Purple Heart Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30" On Sale
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Purple Heart Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Purple Heart Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12" On Sale
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Purple Heart Cutting Board Strips On Sale
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Purple Heart Cutting Board Strips
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9 pc Exotic Cutting Board Strips Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x18" On Sale
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9 pc Exotic Cutting Board Strips Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x18"
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