Rosewood (Central American) Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Rosewood (Central American) Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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48 U.S., standard ground

Rosewood (Central American) 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 Central American Rosewood (Dalbergia stevensonii)

Weight

5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
39.66% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2200

Janka Rating
70.54% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.96

Specific Gravity
50.00% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Central American Rosewood tree grows
Central American Rosewood is an exotic wood from Latin America

With good dimensional stability, this Rosewood has a variety of color with a straight grain - which makes this a rather easy wood to work with. It's dense and tight grained, easy to finish.

color of Central American Rosewood
Color Range
A pinkish red to orange with darker streaks of purple, red, or brown
the Central American Rosewood tree
What's The Tree Like?
The decent sized tree grows to 100' tall and up to 36 diameter. The trunk is often fluted, short, and forked.
other names for Central American Rosewood
Other Names
Honduras rosewood, Nagaed
uses for Central American Rosewood
Some Typical Uses
Cabinetmaking, Marquetry, Musical instruments, Tool handles, some furniture parts, decorative items.
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