Leopardwood » Roupala montana

Why Leopardwood?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

Flaky, speckled figure with dark flecks, varying from a small lacelike pattern to a larger splashy figure. Texture is fairly coarse. Moderately hard. Works easy, except for a tendency to splinter, and takes a very lustrous finish. Quite scarce timber.
color of Leopardwood

Color Range

Pale pinkish brown to medium brown.
other names for Leopardwood

Other Names

Leopard, Lacewood, Roupala, Silky Oak
uses for Leopardwood

Some Typical Uses

Boxes, inlay, accessories, fine furniture, veneer, turnery
the Leopardwood tree

What's the Tree Like?

Grows up to 150 feet with a trunk diameter of up to 4'. The Leopardwood tree grows in Latin America
map of where this wood grows
Weight

4.6

lbs /Bd. Ft.
28.49% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2130

Janka Rating
65.12% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.73

Specific Gravity
14.06% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Leopardwood:

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 7/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

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Leopardwood Hardwood Sample

Leopardwood Hardwood Sample

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Leopardwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

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Leopardwood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

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4/4 Light Heavy Figure Leopardwood, Unique Item # 3887

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