Purpleheart Turning Stock 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" X 18" The Image shown is for display and may or may NOT be the actual piece shipped.
|Purpleheart (amarante, guarabu, morado, violetwood)
||Typical Dry Weight:
||Central/Northern South America
|Botanical Name (Latin):
|Purpleheart is hard dense and heavy, it has high crushing stiffness and bending strength. It is difficult to work by hand and moderatly difficult to machine. the blunting effect on cutters in moderate to severe. It glues waxes and stains and polishes well and turns very well.
||Furniture, Fine Turning, Pool Cues, Inlay and Marquerty
|Possible Health Risks:
||dust can cause nasal irritation and nausea
||I have used Purpleheart several times as an accent color on projects, I think it turns nicely, it sands and finishes well. It stands out nicely when used with Ash, Wenge. I am sure I will continue to use it as I building things in the future.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 05 September, 2017.