Tulipwood Hardwood Lumber

Tulipwood is considered a true rosewood in the Dalbergia genus. A beautiful hardwood used for veneer, fine furniture, inlay, marquetry, musical instruments (percussion), and small turned objects.

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Features
Specifications
Common Name Tulipwood
Scientific Name Dalbergia decipularis (also Dalbergia frutescens)
Region Northeastern Brazil
Fact Trees grow 20-30 ft (6-9 m) tall, less than 1 ft (.3 m) trunk diameter
Janka Hardness 2,500 lbf (11,120 N)
Colour/Appearance Heartwood is streaked with yellows, reds, oranges, and pinks. Colour and figure can be highly variegated.
Grain Pores are open and medium-sized. Grain is usually straight, with a fine texture.
Workability Tends to be difficult to work due to its high density; also has a blunting effect on cutters. Can be difficult to glue do to an abundance of natural oils and high density. Turns very well and takes a high polish.
Common Uses Veneer, fine furniture, inlay, marquetry, musical instruments (percussion), and small turned objects.
Note Specifications may change, please check with your local Windsor Plywood location to verify availability. Some products may be special order.

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