Kingwood (Dalbergia cearensis)
Common Names: Kingwood
Distribution: Brazil, Mexico
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a dark purplish or reddish brown with darker black streaks. Sapwood is a pale yellow.
Janka Hardness: 3,340 lbf
Density: 6.25 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Reactions simply include eye and skin irritation, as well as pink eye
Common Uses: Inlays, veneers, tool handles, and other small turned and/or specialty items.