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Honduran Rosewood

Honduran Rosewood

Janka Hardness 2200 (what's this? )
Rosewood (Honduran) is 175% harder than Red Oak (2200 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Rosewood (Honduran)
  • Botanical Name
    Dalbergia, stevensonii
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Honduran Rosewood, Rosul
  • Origin
    Central America
  • Description
    Rosewood (Honduran) has a mostly straight grain with a medium to fine texture.
  • Stability
    Rosewood (Honduran) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Rosewood (Honduran) has been associated with contact dermatitis and respiratory reactions when coming into contact with the dust. Care must be taken when cutting or sanding this wood.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Rosewood (Honduran) has rich brownish tones with light mineral lines.
  • Color Range
    Rosewood (Honduran) ranges from light pink to a rich mauve to a brownish red.

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