|Rosa Morado/Rosa Morada/Roble |
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DESCRIPTION: Sapwood is pale rose in color, while the heartwood color ranges from golden brown to dark chestnut brown. It has medium luster & texture, and straight to closely interlocked grain.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Central America, Latin America, Oceania & S.E. Asia
BOTANICAL NAME: Tabebuia rosea
WORKING PROPERTIES: Slices easily for veneer, has excellent machining & turning qualities, glues, finishes & polishes well, and responds well to hand tools. Its strength is similar to teak.
USES: Boat building, boxes & crates, cabinetmaking, canoes, decorative veneer, fine furniture, joinery, kitchen cabinets, musical instruments, oars, sporting goods, tool handles, vehicle parts & veneer: decorative.
JANKA HARDNESS: 960