Snakewood | West Wind Hardwood

Snakewood

$40.00

Also known as Letterwood or Amourette.

Snakewood is called so because of its snake skin like pattern. An extremely dense and rare wood due to growth rate and its small size. Considered to be the most expensive exotic wood available.

This wood is sold PER INCH in approx. 5″ diameter rounds. Please select how much you’d like and add to cart to receive an official quote from our sales team.

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Description

Scientific name: Brosimum guianense (syn. Piratinera guianensis)

Snakewood is called so because of its snake skin like pattern. An extremely dense and rare wood due to growth rate and its small size. Grown in Brazil and has similar working properties to Bloodwood.

Since it is considered to be the most expensive exotic wood available it is generally used for small projects such as inlay, veneer, violin bows, tool handles, and other small turned or specialty objects.

 

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