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General Description
 
Working Properties for: Dalbergia stevensonii
 

Blunting Effect

Blunting effect on cutting edges can be rather rapid and severe.


Cutting Resistance

The material is reported to be moderately difficult to saw.


Planing

Honduras rosewood is reported to be generally difficult to plane especially when interlocked grain is present. It tends to ride on cutters. A cutting angle of 20 degrees is recommended.


Turning

The wood has excellent turning qualities.


Boring

The material is reported to be moderately difficult to work in boring and most woodworking operations because of its hardness. It tends to ride over cutters and dull cutting edges rather rapidly.