Morado Hardwood Sample

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Morado Hardwood Sample

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48 U.S., standard ground

Morado Hardwood Sample

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.

About Morado (Machaerium scleroxylon)

Weight

4.42

lbs /Bd. Ft.
23.46% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1960

Janka Rating
51.94% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.85

Specific Gravity
32.81% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

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

Fine to medium texture. Sometimes sold as a substitute for Brazilian Rosewood or named Bolivian Rosewood and Santos Rosewood. Hard, but works pretty well: easy on the cutters, does not splinter, etc. Very durable and gorgeous. Dust may be an irritant to some people.

color of Morado
Color Range
Dark violet brown or a lighter tan brown with dark streaks and stripes - somewhat rosewood like.
the Morado tree
What's The Tree Like?
Mid-sized, rarely large.
other names for Morado
Other Names
Bolivian Rosewood, Santos Rosewood, Caviuna, Jacaranda pardo, Pau Ferro
uses for Morado
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, furniture, cabinets, flooring, turning, accessories.

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July 25, 2017
5 out of 5
Just like it was pictured
Review by  Cynthia from WI
I ordered a sample to see how well it would work with my jewelry making. It was just like it was pictured, beautiful color, solid piece of wood! I will be ordering more!
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