Purpleheart Curly 3/4" x 6" x 36"
The plain Purpleheart is selected for its uniform color and overall quality, and we also carry curly or figured Purpleheart that is selected for character and activity. The figured Purpleheart can range from a tight tiger stripe to a broad series of irregularly shaped areas of...
Purpleheart (Peltogyne spp.) Central and South America. 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. Uses for Purpleheart include a variety of specialty wood items: Pens, Knife scales, boxes, ornaments, etc. Stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. 100% clear and sanded on both sides.
- Purple color hardwood with fairly straight grain
- Machines well with sharp tools
- 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.