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DESCRIPTION: Variegated tones of red, yellow, orange & purple with darker to black contrasting grain lines. Grain pattern often swirly & or burl like. Be sure to use a dusk mask when machining this species & good dust collection system.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Central America & Southern Mexico
BOTANICAL NAME: Dalbergia Retusa or Dalbergia Granadillo
WORKING PROPERTIES: Machines well with sharp hand & power tools. Takes stain & can be brought to an excellent finish. Proper safety precautions advised.
USES: Turning, cutlery handles, tool handles, wine bottle stoppers, bowls, truncheons, fancy goods, executive pens, wood game calls, jewelry boxes, wooden jewelry, decorative items & inlay. Also a perfect wood for unique, exotic looking hardwood flooring.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1136