Kingwood is an exotic wood that is light to dark violet brown with lighter and darker stripes of purple. Also called Violetwood or Violete. Bright luster, fine texture and is very stable in service. Very hard and heavy. Takes a high natural polish and develops patina as it ages. Fairly rare. Can be used for inlay, turning, fancy accessories. Kingwood comes from Brazil

Avg Dry Wgt : 75 lbs/ft3 (1200 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 3340lbf (14857 N) | Specific Gravity : 1.10

Texture : Fine and even
Grain Pattern : Straight
Health Risk : Eye and skin irritant
Color : Pink, light red to rich dark brown
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood