Snakewood Half Logs

Piratinera guianensis

Also called Letterwood and Leopardwood. Color: dark red to reddish brown with irregular black speckles or stripes. Fine textured and highly lustrous. Very hard and heavy, 75-84 lbs/cu ft. Takes a beautiful finish. Very rare and very expensive. Guyana and Surinam.

Contains defects common to Snakewood, i.e., wane, possible heart checks, etc. but there is still a lot of clear wood.

Item Number: W38392

up to 2 3/8 x up to 4 5/8 x 26 3/4"