Named for its deep blood red color, bloodwood can also range from dark orange to a deep reddish brown. The grain is usually straight or slightly interlocked. It’s strength, hardness & coloration make it a crimson favorite.
Cherry wood has very interesting characteristics because of small gum pockets, pine knots and figures that are commonly seen in cherry wood. Cherry wood grain is more subdued than other hardwoods. Did you know it comes from the rose family?