honduras rosewood lumber

HONDURAS ROSEWOOD WOOD

  • True member of the rosewood family (Dalbergia stevensonii)
  • Very dense
  • Primarily used for musical instruments including guitars and piano keys
  • One of the more widely available members of the rosewood family
  • Most boards are short and narrow
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Characteristics of Honduras Rosewood

Origin of Wood Type Central America
Botanical Name Dalbergia stevensonii
Specific Gravity 0.96
Avg. Weight Per BF 5.67 lb/ bf
Color Range Orange – Red – Brown
Rarity / Availability Rare
Typical Avg. Width 2″ to 8″
Typical Avg. Length 1′ to 6′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.5
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Guitar Building / Instrument Making, Inlaying, Box Making, Veneer and Piano Keys
Lumber Grades Select and Better, Flitch, Veneer, Quartersawn
Other Trade Names Central American Rosewood, Guatemala Rosewood, Nicaraguan Rosewood
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