Bloodwood Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Bloodwood Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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48 U.S., standard ground

Bloodwood 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.

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About Bloodwood (Brosimum paraense)

Weight

4.5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
25.70% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2900

Janka Rating
124.81% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.69

Specific Gravity
7.81% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 8/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Bloodwood tree grows
Bloodwood is an exotic wood from Latin America

Extraordinarily hard, dense, and tight grained. Bloodwood often holds a lot of tension in the wood, making it unstable and prone to twist or cup. It's best used in small pieces. However, woodworkers like the way it finishes and polishes, and the vivid color is always eye catching.

color of Bloodwood
Color Range
Rich strawberry red to light pink or yellowish red; sometimes with golden yellow stripes.
other names for Bloodwood
Other Names
Satine, Amapa rana, Pau rainha, Falso pao brasil, Conduru, Satinwood, Muirapiranga, Satine rouge, Satine rubane, Siton paya, Satijnhout, Doekaliballi, Satinholz, Ferolia, Legno satino, Palo de oro, Bloodwood
uses for Bloodwood
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, jewelry boxes, inlays, small parts, accessories
More Bloodwood!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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5 (2)
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2 Total Reviews
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December 14, 2010
5 out of 5
Sample Block
Review by  JWM from ,
Excellent quality. I would recommend these samples for planning mixed wood projects.
Recommended
September 17, 2010
5 out of 5
bloodwood
Review by  stacey casella from erie, PA US
beautiful piece. all though it's a sample the wood is very nice. perfect for the little intricacies in box making. love the wood and would order it in fuller lengths if it was available here.
Recommended
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