Wood Workers Source

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Saturday
General Description
 
Drying for: Dalbergia stevensonii
 

Ease of Drying

Honduras rosewood is reported to air-season slowly, and may be accompanied by some degrade. Drying periods of two to seven years are reported to be required to season the wood for certain specific applications. Shrinkage values are reported to be unusually low, and are similar to other American rosewoods.


Drying Defects

The wood is reported to be highly prone to checking.


Kiln Schedules

T3 - C2 (4/4); T3 - C1 (8/4) US


Schedule C (4/4) United Kingdom.