Leopardwood » Roupala montana

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

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.
Leopardwood grows in Latin America

map of where Leopardwood grows
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'.
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


Leopardwood Hardwood Sample

Leopardwood Hardwood Sample

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Leopardwood 4/4 Lumber

Leopardwood 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths


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Leopardwood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

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Leopardwood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

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

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

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Leopardwood Pen Blanks

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

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

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Leopardwood Pen Blanks, Pack of 25

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Leopardwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

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