Purpleheart

(Peltogyne spp.)

COLOR & APPEARANCE

Purpleheart wood is sourced from the Solomon Islands. The wood has a naturally rich purple color. The grain pattern is generally fine and has very straight lines. Although difficult to cut at high speeds, when worked correctly, a beautiful and long lasting finish is created.

SOURCE

Solomon Islands

GRAIN/TEXTURE

The grain is usually straight, but can also be wavy or irregular. Has a medium texture with good natural luster.

SUSTAINABILITY

This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

2520 Hardness (lbf)
150 Tree Height (ft)
10.6 Shrinkage (%)
56 Average (lbs/ft'3)

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