BOLIVIAN ROSEWOOD WOOD
Morado, also known as Santos Rosewood and Bolivian Rosewood, is a fine textured dark colored hardwood. When finished it resembles East Indian Rosewood, although Morado has a greater color range. It is very popular in both veneer and lumber, for fine furniture and architectural millwork.
Characteristics of Bolivian Rosewood
|Origin of Wood Type||Bolivia, Brazil|
|Botanical Name||Machaerium villosum, also can be M. scleroxylon & M. acutifolium|
|Avg. Weight Per BF||4.25|
|Color Range||Brown – Black – Red|
|Rarity / Availability||Moderately Rare|
|Typical Avg. Width||2″ to 12″|
|Typical Avg. Length||2′ to 10′|
|Avg. Waste Factor||0.3|
|Wood Uses||Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Guitar Building / Instrument Making, Wood Turning, Automotive / Aircraft Interior, Inlaying, Box Making and more|
|Lumber Grades||Select and Better, Premium|
|Other Trade Names||Pau Ferro, Morado, Santos Rosewood|
Bolivian Rosewood Lumber Detailed Pricing:
|Thickness||Grade||Figure Type||Grain Orientation||Width Range||Length Range||Price Per BF|
|4/4||Select & Better||None||Mix||2.00″ to 5.00″||12.00″ to 72.00″||$22.00|
|4/4||Select & Better||None||Mix||2.00″ to 6.00″||72.00″ to 144.00″||$35.00|
|8/4||Select & Better||None||Mix||2.00″ to 8.00″||12.00″ to 144.00″||$35.00|
Sample Pictures of Bolivian Rosewood
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.