Also known as Bolivian rosewood or Pau Ferro.
Not a true rosewood, but very closely related and nearly identical in every way.
Recommended for experienced turners.
Wood contains a variety of colors: oranges, browns, reddish-browns, and black with occasional tones of purple.
This species is dense, straight grained, and turns extremely well. A pleasure to work with.
Cutting requires sharp tools.
Sands to a very high lusture, finishes easily, and is stable when dried.
This wood is very dense and will require slow drying and extended drying times.
This wood dries well, but slowly due to its density.
Air dried to 12%-18% moisture content
Fully sealed in wax to prevent degrade
Protective wax seal guaranteed for 30 days Guaranteed defect-free (Full quality standards listed below) All orders fulfilled within 2 business days Shipments fully insured against loss and damage
Surfaces planed to display wood grain
Size varies by less than 1%
Will not contain soft rot, wane, cracks or pith
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