Red Marblewood » Tabebuia Capitata

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

Character

Red Marblewood is bontanically related to Ipe, and is just as hard and dense. It's a dark and exquisite wood that showcases unusual dark stripes.
color of Red Marblewood

Color Range

Dark brown to rusty maroon with dark irregular streaks
other names for Red Marblewood

Other Names

Lapacho, Dalmata, Ipe
uses for Red Marblewood

Some Typical Uses

Flooring, Furniture , General carpentry, Interior trim, Tool handles, Chairs, Chests, Desks, Dining-room furniture
the Red Marblewood tree

What's the Tree Like?

A medium to large tree up to 100 feet tall and up to 48" in diameter The Red Marblewood tree grows in Latin America
map of where this wood grows
Weight

5.4

lbs /Bd. Ft.
50.84% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

3510

Janka Rating
172.09% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

1.1

Specific Gravity
71.88% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Red Marblewood:

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak


Red Marblewood Hardwood Sample

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