- Exotic Turning Woods
Redheart (Erythroxylon spp.) Pale to dark red that will deepen in color with age. Grain is straight and tight. Machines well but has a tendency to burn. Turns well. Fresh cut material has a bright red look that will darken with exposure. Redheart is found in Central America where it grows to be between sixty and eighty feet in height. It is reddish to brown in color with a straight grain and a fine texture. Redheart has a conservative appeal and would be a nice choice for a person who likes a traditional and classic look. Red heart is a hard, stable wood has very beautiful colors and is similar to cocobolo rosewood in terms of figure and color. Redheart comes in amazing widths, thicknesses, and lengths and can be used in flooring, furniture, and details in the finest woodworking projects.