Honduran Rosewood Dalbergia stevensonii
The lighter colored sapwood is sharply demarcated from the darker heartwood. Honduran Rosewood heartwood is described as pinkish brown or purplish with darker and lighter bands. The combination of colors and streaks gives the wood a very attractive appearance. The grain is typically straight. Texture is medium to fine. The wood has low to medium luster. Odor when freshly cut, the bark and sapwood have a characteristic odor similar to that of stored apples.
West Penn Hardwoods offers precut and sanded thin Honduran Rosewood boards on our Thin Dimensional Stock page. Also, save money on Honduran Rosewood by purchasing one of the many "wholesale free shipping packages" listed on our Wholesale Deals page.
Source Region: Guatemala through Honduras, Panama and down to Columbia
**Please note: Unless otherwise stated, our turning stock is not kiln dried but in various stages of air drying.
In the below video Rocky describes the grain of Honduras Rosewood, or also known as Honduran Rosewood. This particular vase was made from a Honduran Rosewood tree branch. Rocky found this vase during his travels in Central America in October 2013.