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Patagonian Rosewood

Patagonian Rosewood

Janka Hardness 2800 (what's this? )
Rosewood (Patagonian) is 305% as hard as Red Oak (3840 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Rosewood (Patagonian)
  • Botanical Name
    Piptadenia, macrocarpa
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Curupay , Angico Preto
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Rosewood (Patagonian) has highly figured features pronounced black striping with irregular interlocked graining.
  • Stability
    Rosewood (Patagonian) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Rosewood (Patagonian) undergoes a dramatic color change from when fresh milled to when fully aged. Initially the background wood (to the black striping) varies from cream to orangish tones and then over times changes to deep dark orange reddish brown mak
  • Color Range
    Rosewood (Patagonian) ranges in color from light cream to nearly black.

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