Purple Heart Cutting Board Strips

Purple Heart Cutting Board Strips

$12.00 ea.

1-4 $12.00 ea.
5+ $10.80 ea. (10% off)
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Purple Heart Cutting Board Strips

Start dreaming up the perfect cutting board. Full of color, striped, checkered, round or rectangular, these cutting board strips are your paintbrush to a beautiful creation. Get 10 to make your board at least 16" wide cutting board, so be sure to grab a few extra to let the inner artist go to work.

Why Choose Purple Heart?
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.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 18"
Grade Kiln dried, clear
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Purple Heart (Peltogyne spp)

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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

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

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.
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.
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
9 Reviews
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5
April 1st, 2021
Verified Buyer
Darrell
KS
Enthusiast Woodworker
purple heart cutting board
Wood that I order was just what I wanted. delivery was sooner than expected
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
5
March 26th, 2021
Verified Buyer
lorie
AR
Enthusiast Woodworker
purple heart strips
They were perfect, thank you so much. We will be ordering from you all again.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
5
December 28th, 2020
Verified Buyer
Chief
Algoma Wi. 54201
Enthusiast Woodworker
88 YEARS YOUNG
My three daughters gave me some purple heart strips as a birthday gift. I enjoy working with wood and I am sure I will use some in my next cutting or serving boards.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
5
August 30th, 2020
Verified Buyer
DeSha
n/a
Hobbyist Woodworker
Gorgeous wood
I received my order quickly and it was well packaged. Beautiful wood. I can't wait to finish my projects.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
5
July 16th, 2020
Verified Buyer
Termite
Wilmington Delaware
Hobbyist Woodworker
Beautiful Wood
The Purple Heart is one beautiful wood.
Familiarity: I haven't used it yet
5
April 14th, 2020
Verified Buyer
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Hobbyist Woodworker
Ray W
very good picks you said it is hard to work with but colorful.verynice color.my experience ordering from was has always been satisfactory.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
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