Bloodwood is an exotic wood that is sometimes referred to as cardinal wood, for its obvious beautiful deep rose color. With age it’s color does darken, but not significantly so it is a great wood to use in intarsia projects. The wood is very dense, with a tight fine, mostly linear grain.
Avg Dry Wgt : 66 lbs/ft3 (1050 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2900lbf (12900 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.96
Texture : Wonderfully smooth and even
Grain Pattern : Straight, occasionally interlocking
Health Risk : Unknown
Color : Deep red, yellow-white sapwood
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood