Bolivian Rosewood Lumber

I bought 2200 sq ft of unfinished 3/4 x 5 inch BC planks from LL. The bundles had various lengths up to 7 ft with very few shorts. Cocobolo offers everything Brazilian Rosewood offers, and more: increased power, increased sustain, increased volume, along with beauty of color and figure not available in Brazilian Rosewood for years. Also, raw lumber is relatively expensive because it is taxed more heavily than finished products to support local economies in South America. A single turning sample of a piece sold to me as Bolivian rosewood that was done to show the varied aspects of the grain pattern in this rosewood, and aren’t they beautiful. Green lumber is unstable until it is carefully dried; once dried, it has excellent stability.

Veneer sheets sold to me as santos rosewood – the first 2 sheets are from the same flitch, the 3rd from a different lot entirely. East Indian Rosewood often has streaks of various shades of brown, red and purple and is medium in density. If you are considering purchasing the Morning Star Clic bamboo flooring from Lumber Liquidators, do yourself a huge favor and research customer satisfaction with this material and the LLI customer service department before you make a costly mistake.

Walnut stings a bit in the nasal passages but so far the rosewoods haven’t bothered me. Really look out for morado, also known as goncalo alves, pao fero, Bolivian rosewood, and a few others, as it is related to poison oak and causes severe reactions to many folks. Veneer sheets all sold to me a santos rosewood and all appear to be flat cut (perhaps some rift cut), colors are accurate – this is a very attractive wood with a lot of variety in color.

To see our entire selection of S3S exotic lumber that we carry in stock and to purchase lumber from our wide selection of in stock lumber , please contact our hardwood lumber company or visit one of our St. Charles Hardwoods stores today. This Honduran Rosewood Burl It’s have been air dried for yearsThe moisture content under 10% The pictures shown in this ad are the exact items that will be shipped. It is also referred to as, Honduras rosewood or Nagaed, and grows in Central America, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Nicaraguan Rosewood (Botanical: Dalbergia ) Nicaraguan Rosewood Characteristics.

This weekend I built most of a Shaker end table for LOML, of Bolivian Rosewood, with a lacewood top. To shop this selection of in stock exotic lumber that is available at our stores in St. Louis, please come in to one of our stores or contact us today. Site Sanding/ Finishing: Bolivian Rosewood is known to have adverse reactions when certain oil based finishes are used with this wood. Heavier that Indian Rosewood, Pau Ferro has a nice tap tone and is tonally similar to Indian Rosewood. We fell in love with the sample provided at the Lumber Liquidator showroom (more a warehouse).

This wood is coarse, quite heavy, heavier than either Indian or Brazilian Rosewood and is stiffer and with large pores. All Morado flooring is milled in South America because it is more cost-effective to ship finished material than raw lumber. I love working with this wood and find that it produces guitars that are evenly responsive across the entire tonal register and have a crisp sound that has been attributed to old-growth Brazilian Rosewood.

Also as has been already said in rosewood grain and character changes even with in a single board. This rich brown colored wood offers a sound that falls somewhere between Indian Rosewood and Mahogany. Even the use of legally harvested, pre-CITES Brazilian rosewood increases the wood’s visibility within the guitar-buying public and helps feed the demand for an endangered species.

Chris Bozung is a big fan and writes: ‚ÄĚCocobolo is probably closer in tone, color and figure to the finest-grade Brazilian Rosewood used on the classic guitars of yesteryear than any tone wood available today, and for far less money than the inferior-quality Brazilian currently available. Cocobolo is as close to Brazilian Rosewood in beauty and tonal qualities as any wood and makes Cocobolo a premium choice for many builders. Since the price is roughly half of what they’re willing to pay for the Bolivian Rosewood, it may still fit their economy.

Reading this article might give the reader the impression that there are so many quirks and concerns with Rosewood that it is simply not worth dealing with all of the problems. We installed 720 sf of the Morning Star Click bamboo flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators in June of 2013. This wood grew in popularity in the 1950s and 1960s as it became increasingly difficult to obtain Brazilian Rosewood in instrument grades.

Planks, sold as Bolivian rosewood, photographed at a lumber yard – the middle plank looks much more like canary to me, and it could well be since that yard also sold canary. Goes well with fingerstylists, players with a lighter touch, mahogany and rosewood Grand Auditorium bodies. Honduran Rosewood will produce a guitar of the highest quality and one that you will prize forever. Deeper and richer sounding than East Indian Rosewood, it is very similar to Brazilian rosewood for its reflective properties, and also has a high specific gravity.

Round basses and very clear trebles, competes with Brazilian rosewood when it comes to punch and definition of voices. My father was a carpenter all his life and I worked as one for many years off and on and I ran into a lotta diffrent toxic wood (walnut shavings is particularly bad for horse stall) and I knew about shell dust, but never knew about rosewood before. Rosewood (Bolivian) has been associated with contact dermatitis and respiratory reactions when coming into contact with the dust. Indian rosewood varies quite a bit in appearance from Brazilian rosewood, though it is still quite dark.

The tonal distinctions between Maddie and East Indian rosewood tend to be subtle; if anything, Maddie may yield a bit more midrange bloom than East Indian, although it’s typically not quite as full as Ovangkol. Lumber Liquidators sold us flooring that was the wrong color and so full of moisture it could not be installed for almost 2 months. Appreciably denser than most other rosewoods, Kingwood is similar to Brazilian Rosewood in technical properties, but harder and stronger. At Advantage Trim & Lumber Company, we provide cost-efficient custom run hardwood flooring options. The source of lumber, Forest Products, strives to purchase sustainably grown and harvested lumber.

With quite thin plates, the sound is similar to Indian Rosewood but with the projection of Brazilian, it cuts through and sustains well. I understand that a product warranty is only as good as the company that stands behind it. We will have to replace our six month old floor and it sure as heck will not be with a product supplied by Lumber Liquidators. Browse our ever-changing selection of Bolivian Rosewood exotic wood boards and hand-pick the one that suits your needs!

Honduran rosewood turning block/knife blank, 13 inches long, about 3 inches square. Any of the many different members of the rosewood family can cause serious complications (cocobolo is a rosewood). Bolivian Rosewood is the only South American rosewood to be sustainably harvested. Even the mahogany with the Brazilian rosewood fretboard cannot rival the pernambuco.

This wood is gaining popularity as many builders and players are making the switch from Brazilian Rosewood to suitable alternatives. Also rosewood got a bad image in the ’70’s because it was used in ways that were just plain ugly. Working Properties: Ipe lumber can be somewhat difficult to work with, especially with hand tools. Morado lumber is extremely rare causing the flooring price to multiply exponentially. Yes, rosewood makes a mess, but I found the smell of the cut wood to be pleasant, although I know some are allergic to it.