bloodwood wood


Central West African wood, bright red in color that will oxidize over time to a reddish brown unless finished with a UV inhibitor.

  • Blunting of tools
  • Fine textured wood
  • Resistant to bugs

Characteristics of Bloodwood

Origin of Wood Type Africa
Botanical Name Brosimum paraense
Specific Gravity 0.56
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.25 lb/bf
Color Range Red
Rarity / Availability Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 12″
Typical Avg. Length 4′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Box Making, and other uses
Lumber Grades Select and Better
Other Trade Names Satine
Bloodwood Lumber Pricing

Sample Pictures of Bloodwood

Please Note: The photos below are examples of the species and may no longer be products available for sale.

All pictures of wood that appear wet, have been sprayed with denatured alcohol to show the natural color.  We use denatured alcohol because it evaporates and does not affect the moisture content.