Bois de Rose

bois-de-rose

Scientific Name: Dalbergia maritima
Location: Madagascar
Dried Weight: 58lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 2,600lbf
Crushing Strength: not available

 

Boils de Rose has a heartwood with a vibrant magenta or reddish purple color which will darken with age to a deep purple. It has a fine uniform texture and a very high natural polish. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Bois de Rose turns and finishes well as well it takes a high natural polish.

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