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Honduran Rosewood Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Honduran Rosewood (Dalbergia, stevensonii) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Honduran Rosewood, Rosul.
Grown in: Belize and Guatemala.
Description
Honduran Rosewood is a rich looking true rosewood that is extremely hard.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Change: Honduran Rosewood, over time changes from a rich purplish burgundy and then lightens to brownish color tones.
Where to Use
Honduran Rosewood may be used both residentially and commercially wherever the rich bold look of a true rosewood is desired.
Special Characteristics and Issues
Site Sanding/ Finishing: Honduran Rosewood is known to have adverse reactions when certain oil based finishes are used with this wood. Many oil finishes will not dry properly. In general, most water based finishes work with Honduran Rosewood. ALWAYS test the finish you propose to use FIRST on test pieces to insure compatibility.
Allergic Reactions: Honduran Rosewood is known to cause both contact dermatitis and respiratory reactions when coming into contact with the dust. Care must be taken when cutting or sanding this wood.
Product availability
This species is currently not available in any collections.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Honduran Rosewood.
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