About Bolivian Rosewood
Bolivian Rosewood has many names and is closely related and compared to Rosewood. It is also called Morado, Santos Rosewood, or Pau Ferro (which loosely translates as "Ironwood"). An exceptionally hard and beautiful wood, Bolivian Rosewood displays a range of colors with dramatic, swirly grain patterns.
- Common Names: Pau Ferro, Morado, Santos Rosewood, Machaerium scleroxylon
- Origin: Brazil and Bolivia
- Color: Color varies widely ranging from reddish/orange to a dark violet/brown, usually with contrasting darker black streaks.
- Janka Hardness: 1,960 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 5.1 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Bolivian Rosewood is very dense and can blunt cutting tools. Like other Rosewoods, Bolivian Rosewood has natural oils that complicate the gluing process. Bolivian Rosewood has excellent dimensional stability.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Bolivian Rosewood boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Bolivian Rosewood hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Bolivian Rosewood boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.