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

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4.9
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5 (13)
4 (1)
3 (0)
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1 (0)
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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)

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

14
Ratings Snapshot
4.9
out of 5
5 (13)
4 (1)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
4.9
out of 5
5 (13)
4 (1)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
14 Total Reviews
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.
Verified Buyer
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
April 9, 2019
5 out of 5
Purple heart spindle squares
Review by  Bob from Pennsylvania
Nice pieces of wood.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
March 4, 2019
5 out of 5
Satisfied
Review by  Anonymous 
Awesome
Verified Buyer
Recommended
14 Total Reviews
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