Redheart Lumber

Kiln dried, Rough, Random widths 3"+, Lengths 3' & Longer.
Redheart Lumber Prices per Board Foot as of Dec 13, 2018
Description 100-249 B.F. 250-499 B.F. 500-999 B.F. 1000+ B.F.
4/4 Redheart Lumber 15.00 13.00 11.75 10.75
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Redheart Lumber Appearance and Design Attributes

Primary Color Tone: red

  • Characteristics
    USES:  High-end Cabinetry and Trim, Fine Furniture, Turnings, Box Making, Inlays and more
    ORIGINS:  Mexico
    BOTANICAL NAME:  Sickingia salvadorensis
    COMMON NAME:  Redheart, Red Heart, Chakte Coc, Chakte Kok
    COLOR DETAILS:  Varies from bright water melon red to orange/pink or violet with darker streaks. The vibrant color will fade quickly if not protected with UV inhibitors.
    WEIGHT:  Approximately 4.5 lbs. per board foot kiln dried.
    WORKABILITY:  Machines, planes, sands, turns, glues and finishes well. Tight grained, relatively light and on the soft side.
  • Capabilities

    Redheart Lumber for Sale

    The name Redheart or Chakte Coc (Chackt Kok) can be confusing due to a number of different trade names that it is marketed under.  Wood Vendors offers Chakte Coc or known botanically as Sickingia salvadorensis from Mexico.  The specie is known for it's amazingly vivid, fresh cut appearance which can be anywhere from Bright Water Melon Red to a more subdued reddish pink but fading quickly to a tan or brown unless protected by a UV inhibitor.  

    Call Pat or Tom today at 1-877-983-6367 to discuss your Redheart options.  

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