Woodcraft Woodshop - Leopardwood 3/4" x 3" x 36"
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Item 166196Model L51-125
Leopardwood (Roupala montana) from Central and South America
contains a very conspicuous flecking, which brings to mind this wood’s
namesake. Wood ranges from medium to dark reddish-brown color with gray to
light brown rays that resemble a leopard’s spots. Grain is straight with a
fairly coarse texture. Wood is fairly difficult to work due to its high density
and tendency to tear-out during planing; however, this wood glues and finishes
- Straight grain with fairly
- Fairly difficult to work
- Tendency to tear-out
during planing; sharp tools are a must
- Glues and finishes well
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.