East Indian Rosewood Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

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East Indian Rosewood Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

$24.00
$19.20 ea.

Sale Ends February 18, 2019

East Indian Rosewood Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

Why Choose E. Indian Rosewood?

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

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
What Size Is This?
Thickness 2"
Width 2"
Length 18"
Grade Smooth all 4 sides, air dried and waxed on the ends
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About E. Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)

Weight

4.42

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

1720

Janka Rating
33.33% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.85

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

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where E. Indian Rosewood tree grows
E. Indian Rosewood is an exotic wood from Asia

With good dimensional stability, this Rosewood has a dark 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 E. Indian Rosewood
Color Range
Dark purple to dark brown with black lines
the E. Indian Rosewood tree
What's The Tree Like?
A straight trunk that's clear usually 30 to 50 feet. Overall height reaches 75 feet under normal conditions, but can be as tall as 100 feet. The diameter grows to 30 inches.
other names for E. Indian Rosewood
Other Names
Bombay blackwood, East Indian rosewood, Indian palisandre, Indian rosewood, Java palisandre, Malabar, Shisham, Sitsal, Sonokeling
uses for E. Indian Rosewood
Some Typical Uses
Cabinetmaking, Marquetry, Musical instruments, Tool handles, some furniture parts, decorative items.
More E. Indian Rosewood!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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5.0
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2 (0)
1 (0)
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2 Total Reviews
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February 14, 2019
5 out of 5
Flute
Review by  Bill  from San Diego
Just started on project, wood looks amazing cuts and sands great. Send pictures when done.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
December 10, 2012
5 out of 5
Beutiful for stand legs
Review by  Joseph VanQuakebeke from West Point, UT US
This is a gorgeous wood for stand legs. The colors and grain movement just make you stop and stare. It is easy to work with and takes a little sanding (220 and 320) to really make the grains and color just pop.
Recommended
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