3/4 Ribbon Bloodwood, Unique Item # 4351

3/4" x 4" x 35-3/4"
.99 bf

3/4 Ribbon Bloodwood, Unique Item # 4351

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3/4 Ribbon Bloodwood, Unique Item # 4351

Bloodwood with a quartersawn/ribbon figure.
 
Why Choose Bloodwood?

Extraordinarily hard, dense, and tight grained. Bloodwood often holds a lot of tension in the wood, making it unstable and prone to twist or cup. It's best used in small pieces. However, woodworkers like the way it finishes and polishes, and the vivid color is always eye catching.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 3/4"
Width 4"
Length 35-3/4"
Quantity .99 bf
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Bloodwood (Brosimum paraense)

Weight

4.5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
25.70% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2900

Janka Rating
124.81% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.69

Specific Gravity
7.81% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 8/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy /10
Red Oak

map of where Bloodwood tree grows
Bloodwood is a wood from Latin America

Extraordinarily hard, dense, and tight grained. Bloodwood often holds a lot of tension in the wood, making it unstable and prone to twist or cup. It's best used in small pieces. However, woodworkers like the way it finishes and polishes, and the vivid color is always eye catching.

color of Bloodwood
Color Range
Rich strawberry red to light pink or yellowish red; sometimes with golden yellow stripes.
other names for Bloodwood
Other Names
Satine, Amapa rana, Pau rainha, Falso pao brasil, Conduru, Satinwood, Muirapiranga, Satine rouge, Satine rubane, Siton paya, Satijnhout, Doekaliballi, Satinholz, Ferolia, Legno satino, Palo de oro, Bloodwood
uses for Bloodwood
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, jewelry boxes, inlays, small parts, accessories
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