Purpleheart Lumber

Kiln Dried and Air Dried Available, Rough, Random Widths 4"+, Random Lengths 6'+. 90-100% Clear
Purpleheart Lumber Prices per Board Foot as of Jul 26, 2021
Description 100-249 B.F. 250-499 B.F. 500-999 B.F. 1000+ B.F.
4/4 Purpleheart 12.70 9.95 8.70 8.15
8/4 Purpleheart 12.45 9.95 8.70 8.15
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Description Number of Board Feet Needed Subtotal
4/4 Purpleheart
8/4 Purpleheart
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Purpleheart Lumber Appearance and Design Attributes

Primary Color Tone: purple

  • Characteristics
    USES:  Furniture, Docks, Intarsia, Boat Building, Pool Cues
    ORIGINS:  Central America and Brazil
    BOTANICAL NAME:  Peltogyne spp.
    COMMON NAME:  Violetwood, Pala morado
    COLOR DETAILS:  Bright purple, turning dark brown with exposure to light
    WEIGHT:  approx. 5.5 lbs per B.F.
    WORKABILITY:  Machines and finishes well. Can be hard to sand due to oils in wood. Slower knife speeds recommended to avoid burning wood.
  • Capabilities

    Purple Heart Lumber for Sale

    Purpleheart is a very hard, dense hardwood imported primarily from South America.  It is a very functional specie of wood that can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications.  It's unique purple coloration makes it perfect for use as an accent wood or in items such as pool cues, decorative boxes or intarsia. 

    Wood Vendors typically has 4/4 and 8/4 Purpleheart Lumber available, but like many other exotic woods it is a good idea to call 877.983.6367 to inquire about current availablity


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