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Purpleheart 3/4" x 4" x 48"

Item #131613
$31.25
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5.0

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Product Information:

Central and South America purpleheart (peltogyne). Medium to hard wood with tight, fairly straight grain with moderate to coarse texture. Bright purple when cut, darkens to brownish purple with exposure. Purpleheart is a very strong wood, machines well with sharp tools. Turns and finishes well. Uses for purpleheart include: boat-building, flooring, furniture, heavy construction, and a variety of specialty wood items. Pens, knife scales, bottle stoppers. Stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. 100% clear and sanded on both sides. Dimensions are +- 1/8" grain runs with the longest dimension.

  • Purple color
  • Hardwood with fairly straight grain
  • Machines well with sharp tools
  • Finishes well
  • Purpleheart, 3/4" x 4" x 48"


  • Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.

    Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.

    Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.

    Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ΒΌ" of size listed.

    Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
    California Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 information.

     
     

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    5.0

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    5.0

    Excellent Wood!

    By  Doctor J

    from San Angelo, TX

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

    • No cons

    Best Uses

    • Musical Instruments

    Comments about Purpleheart 3/4" x 4" x 48" :

    I make hammered dulcimers and other musical instruments. I am also a master carver.

     
    5.0

    This beautiful wood is easy to work.

    By  PJ

    from Auburn, WA

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about Purpleheart 3/4" x 4" x 48" :

    I used this wood to make a small box for show casing collectibles. It finished up beautifully.

     
    5.0

    Pure Purple

    By  Hickoryknot

    from Watkinsville, Ga

    About Me

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    Cons

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    Comments about Purpleheart 3/4" x 4" x 48" :

    Good boards.

     
    5.0

    Always Good

    By  Millard

    from Lavonia, GA

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

    Best Uses

    Comments about Purpleheart 3/4" x 4" x 48" :

    Mostly for Carvings. Quality is always tops

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