The timber grows extensively in the norther part of Karnataka in the western ghats, one of the strongest hard wood with a very dense heart wood, next only to Ebony.
About the timber
High fiber structure and density. The cut log contains moisture of 35-45%
Low oil content and volume with calcium spread across the heart line(stem).
The typical girth (mean circumference) is between 3 -10ft and diameter of upto 4ft.
The typical length is between 10ft – 16ft depending on the age and growth rate of the timber.
Sawing yield is only upto 40% whilst milling as the heart wood covered with thigh layers or outer timber.
Typical defects amount to varying spiral grains, knots and variable colour.
Colour & Pattern
Rich Red to dark maroon colour with irregular grain pattern.
Rosewood is primarily used for furniture making and extracting veneer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Bolivian rosewood, Indian rosewood and Honduras rosewood resist termites.
Rosewood is a very strong, tough and hardwood and looks very attractive.
Rosewood cost minimum INR 8000/cubic feet.
- Color/Appearance: Heartwood of East Indian Rosewood can vary from a golden brown to a deep purplish brown, with darker brown streaks. The wood darkens with age, usually becoming a deep brown.
- Grain/Texture: Has a medium texture and fairly small pores. The grain is usually narrowly interlocked.
Please use the form below to enquire about our current Rosewood stock
The price varies on the quality and demand for the timber. As already mentioned we procure it at the auctions held at Government Timber Depots, the price also depends on the bidding value.
Pricing normally starts at ₹6500 and goes upto ₹11000 per cubic feet.
We request you to contact us for accurate pricing.