laguiole red heart wood handle

Laguiole Handle in Red Heart Wood

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Red Heart wood, also known as red wood or red heartwood, is an exotic wood native to Central and South America. Its color varies from bright red to dark brown with shades of purple. The wood is dense and heavy, giving it excellent strength and durability. Its texture is fine and uniform, with a slight wavy grain.

Red Heart is often used for making musical instruments, woodturning, sculptures, and high-quality furniture. Due to its beautiful bright red color, it is also used in the manufacture of high-quality knife handles, such as Laguiole.

Red Heart wood is often confused with rosewood because of its similar color, but it is denser and less expensive than rosewood, which is no longer legally for sale due to unreasonable use. Red Heart wood is also considered an environmentally friendly and sustainable wood, as it is often grown in plantations and is abundantly available.

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  • USD: 179$
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  • CAD: $245
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