Ironheart, Pau Ferro, Pau Rosa, Snake Bean
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|Janka Hardness - LBF||
|Janka Hardness - Newtons||
There are a few different types of wood which are known as Pau Ferro: the most common one is also known as Bolivian Rosewood, and Morado. This one (also known as Pau Rosa), however, comes from Southern Africa. It is hard and heavy, but can present itself with beautiful colors – reds, oranges and yellows.
It turns and finishes well, but the grain is fairly porous.
Sustainability: Not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Common Uses: Veneer, musical instruments, furniture, cabinetry, flooring, interior trim, turnings, and other small specialty wood objects.
Comments: Pau Ferro / Pau Rosa was originally part of the Swartzia genus.
|$54.57||A||49.375 x 6.5 x 1 in||PAUFER1016|| |
Width varies 6.5″-7.25″.
|$48.29||B||47.875 x 7.25 x 1 in||PAUFER1015|| |
Defect one face with wane on one edge.
|$46.50||A||42.9 x 6.375 x 1 in||PAUFER1014|| |
Width varies 5.25″-6.375″.
|$45.04||AB||41.625 x 7 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1013|| |
Large crack on one end.
|$63.77||AAA||48.25 x 7.125 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1012|| |
Beautiful straight grain.
|$52.87||B||70.375 x 5.4 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1011|| |
Wane one edge. Width varies 3.75″-5.75″.
|$47.77||B||50.875 x 6.75 x 1 in||PAUFER1010|| |
Rough edge and missing material one end.
|$30.10||A||29.5 x 6 x 1 in||PAUFER1009|| |
Width tapers 6.0″-6.875″. Beautiful contrast.
|$39.57||AB||46.025 x 5.562 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1008|| |
Crack one edge one end.
|$41.04||B||50 x 5.9 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1007|| |
Crack one end with open defects one face.
|$52.47||A||39.5 x 7.812 x 1 in||PAUFER1006|| |
Sapwood throughout board.
|$37.43||B||34.062 x 7.9 x 1 in||PAUFER1005|| |
Sapwood and some wane on one edge with a crack near end. Width varies 7.0″ – 7.9″
|$69.16||AAA||46.25 x 8.062 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1004|| |
|$41.60||B||36.8 x 8.125 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1003|| |
Unique figure! Missing material one of board.
|$61.84||A||54.9 x 6.625 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1002|| |
Sapwood one edge with a knot on one end one edge.
|$44.52||A||39.9 x 6.562 x 0.875 in||PAUFER1001|| |
Beautiful piece with some sapwood.
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