Caribbean Rosewood

Kiln Dried, 4" & wider, 6' & longer. 95-100% Clear-Heartwood
Caribbean Rosewood Prices per Board Foot as of Jul 26, 2021
Description 50-99 B.F. 100-249 B.F. 250-499 B.F. 500+ B.F.
4/4 Caribbean Rosewood 14.75 13.25 11.50 10.50
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4/4 Caribbean Rosewood
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Caribbean Rosewood Appearance and Design Attributes

Primary Color Tone: tan

  • Characteristics
    USES:  Musical Instruments, Decorative Uses
    ORIGINS:  Western/Central Africa
    BOTANICAL NAME:  Antiaris spp.
    COMMON NAME:  Che chen, Chenchen
    COLOR DETAILS:  Golden Brown color, with Dark Grain Patterns
    WEIGHT:  approx 5.2 lbs per B.F.
    WORKABILITY:  Machines, Glues and Finishes Well, but interlocking grain can lead to tear outs.
  • Capabilities

    Caribbean Rosewood Lumber for Sale

    Although not a dalbergia or true rosewood, Caribbean Rosewood shares many attributes with members of the rosewood family.   It has a tight heavy grain and finishes to a high polish.  The lengths and widths of Caribbean Rosewood or Che Chen, as it is also commonly called, are better than the rosewoods.  Most of the lumber available is between 6 and 9 feet long and 4 and 10 inches wide.  Wood Vendors supplies 4/4 Che Chen Lumber at prices that are a fraction of true rosewoods such as Cocobolo and Honduras Rosewood.

    Consult with Tom or Pat at 877.983.6367 on your Caribbean Rosewood project.

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