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Purpleheart Avg Dry Wgt (?): 58 lbs/ft3 (930 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness (?): 2520lbf (11210 N) | Specific Gravity (?): 0.86

Purpleheart Overview

LATIN: PELTOGYNE PANICULATA  ORIGIN: CENTRAL AMERICA, NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA

Purpleheart is an exotic wood with mechanical properties of the wood are reported to lie somewhere between those of Greenheart and Oak. It is reported to have exceptional tolerance for shock loading. Purpleheart is reported to be highly desired by hobbyists and craftsmen who use the hard heavy wood in small projects.

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Purpleheart Exotic Wood

WOOD TYPE

Tropical Hardwood

TEXTURE

Moderate

GRAIN PATTERN

Varies - Straight to wavy to interlocking

HEALTH RISKS

Dust can cause nasal inflation, nausea

COLOR

Purple

 

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Purpleheart Wood Blanks

Exotic Wood Blanks: Below you will find stock sizes of Purpleheart exotic wood blanks. To view all of the available sizes of Purpleheart please click the "All" link below.

QUANTITY SPECIES SIZE DRIED? PRICE  
Purpleheart <strong>Purpleheart - 1/4" x 1-1/2" x 9" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 1/4" x 1-1/2" x 9" Yes $1.00
Purpleheart <strong>Purpleheart - 3/4" x 3/4" x 6" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 3/4" x 3/4" x 6" Yes $1.25
Purpleheart <strong>Purpleheart - 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 4" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 4" Yes $1.40
Purpleheart 3/4" x 12" (dowel) Yes $1.95
Purpleheart <strong>Purpleheart - 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" Yes $2.00

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Purpleheart Lumber

Exotic Wood "Project Packs": Each Purpleheart exotic wood project pack contains a specific amount of lumber. A variety of sizes are available and are highly popular among woodworkers. If you would like to see our current lumber prices, please click the "All" link below.

QUANTITY PRODUCT PRICE  

Purpleheart (4/4) - 10 B.F. Project Pack

Purpleheart Purpleheart (4/4)
  • Grade: Select & Better (Shorts)
  • Thickness: Surfaced to 13/16
  • Width: 4 inch and wider
  • Length: 30 to 58 inches
  • Straight-line ripped one edge
$129.95

Purpleheart (4/4) - 20 B.F. Project Pack

Purpleheart Purpleheart (4/4)
  • Grade: Select & Better (Shorts)
  • Thickness: Surfaced to 13/16"
  • Width: 4" and wider
  • Length: 30" to 58"
  • Straight-line ripped one edge
$229.95

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Purpleheart Hand-Pick

Hand-Pick Exotic Wood Boards: What you see is what you get! Browse our ever-changing selection of Purpleheart exotic wood boards and hand-pick the one that suits your needs!

DESCRIPTION PRICE  

Purpleheart

13/16" x 5-5/16" x 49-3/8"

Purpleheart

PKK#:24318 Purpleheart | PKK#: 24318

$25.02

Purpleheart

13/16" x 7-13/16" x 50-11/16"

Purpleheart

PKK#:24325 Purpleheart | PKK#: 24325

$35.25

Purpleheart

13/16" x 7-11/16" x 43-3/8"

Purpleheart

PKK#:19614 Purpleheart | PKK#: 19614

$28.20 SOLD

Purpleheart

13/16" x 5-1/4" x 58"

Purpleheart

PKK#:24330 Purpleheart | PKK#: 24330

$28.21

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