48 U.S. Ground Service
Purple Heart Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
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||1/2" (≈ 1/2" approx)|
|Grade||Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.|
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About Purple Heart (Peltogyne spp)View All Purple Heart Products
5.02lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
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.
Dull gray brown when freshly cut but soon oxidizing to a violet purple.
A tall tree 120 feet or more, producing a long, straight trunk about 36 inches in diameter.
Purpleheart, Amarante, Amaranth, Guarab, Koroboreli, Morado, Nazareno, Palo morado, Pau roxo, Pelo morado, Purperhard, Saka, Sakavalli, Tananeo, Violetwood
Industrial construction, flooring, tool handles, accessories, furniture, cutting boards, musical instruments, picture frames, jewelry, jewelry boxes
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