Purple Heart Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

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4.9
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5 (15)
4 (1)
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100%
Purple Heart Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

$18.00 ea.

1-4 $18.00 ea.
5+ $16.20 ea. (10% off)
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Purple Heart 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 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 30"
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

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.9
out of 5
5 (15)
4 (1)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
4.9
out of 5
5 (15)
4 (1)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
16 Total Reviews
January 30, 2020
5 out of 5
turning squares
Review by  Steve from New jersey
Excellent for cutting boards
Verified Buyer
Recommended
December 30, 2019
5 out of 5
Purple Heart Furniture Squares
Review by  Saeed from Redmond, WA
This is a great product. I was considering making legs for my table from 3/4" flat pieces by mitering two pieces to create 2x2 L Shape legs. - but I am glad I ordered these pre-cut 1-3/4 square instead. They are much stronger and easier to work with. I am really enjoying working with Purple heart. It is a very hard wood. But it's easy to work with. It cuts very cleanly, although I amy have to get a new blade after I am done with this project, as the wood burns / smokes when it is cut and leaves a black mark on both the wood and the saw. I was surprised how easy to use screws to fasten the pieces together, after drilling a pilot hole of course. I can hardly wait to finish my custom side table and share the picture.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 26, 2019
5 out of 5
Great Color!
Review by  John from Ohio
My order came in at the perfect color, ready for me to complete my project right away!
Verified Buyer
Recommended
July 3, 2019
5 out of 5
Turning Squares
Review by  Johnny L. from Indiana
Great wood. Clear and correct size.
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Recommended
May 20, 2019
5 out of 5
Shower seat
Review by  E-man from Maryland
Wood was perfect and was used to make a beautiful shower seat!
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 2, 2019
5 out of 5
Purple heart
Review by  Anonymous 
Worked well for for what i was turning a shaft and a forearm for a pool cue
Verified Buyer
Recommended
16 Total Reviews
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