Bloodwood

Bloodwood

Bloodwood Lumber

Botanical Name: Brosimum rubescens

Bloodwood is an attractive exotic hardwood. You can allow it to age to a deep brown color, or you can apply a lacquer or water based finish to extends and preserve the wood's natural red color. Some common uses are cabinets, chairs, furniture, decorative inlay, marquetry work, and other fancy items.

Buy Bloodwood lumber for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.

Description: Heartwood color ranges from gray-red to a deep rich red with a grain that is straight to variable. Texture is fine and smooth. This is a radiant wood especially with the appearance of variegated yellow and red stripes.
Other Names: Satine, Rubane, Cardinal Wood, Amapa rana, Pau rainha, Falso pao brasil, Conduru, Satinwood, Muirapiranga
Origin: South America
Working Properties: Works easily with hand and power tools. Although it holds screws wells, pre-drilling is advised when nailing. Holds screws well. Glues, stains and polishes to a very good finish. Use Gorilla Glue or epoxy glues for the best results.
Mechanical Properties: High bending and crushing strength with medium stiffness and shock resistance. Tends to splinter and has low steam bending characteristics.
Janka Hardness: 2900

All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. A minimum order of 100 board feet for online orders is required. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915

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