Bloodwood is exceptionally hard, durable, and possesses a rich blood-red color. It is a superbly beautiful wood in person. Bloodwood often holds tension which makes it prone to twisting and warping, so it is best used in small pieces or as an accent.
- Common Names: Bloodwood, Satine, Satinwood, Pau rainha, Brosimum paraense
- Origin: South America
- Color: Bright vivid red, sometimes with yellow streaks, color darkens and deepens with age and after a finish is applied
- Janka Hardness: 2900 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 5.25 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Bloodwood is very hard and can have a pronounced blunting effect on cutters. It can be problematic to glue due to natural oils in the wood. Bloodwood is somewhat brittle and can split or crack if not pre-drilled when nailing or screwing. Applying finish produces a brilliant red surface. Bloodwood is good for woodturning.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Bloodwood boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Bloodwood hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Bloodwood boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.