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S4S Bolivian Rosewood Lumber

This exotic wood from South America has many names; Morado, Pau Ferro, Bolivian Rosewood, or Santos Rosewood!

The closest wood species we carry to Rosewood is this Pau Ferro. A close match in colour, apperance, and even it's working properties - it's not surprise it often called Santos or Bolivian Rosewood.

It is most often used by luthiers or instrument makers but can also be used for flooring or cabinetry. 

If you would like to do the milling yourself - try our 4/4 Rough Cut Bolivian Rosewood Lumber for a more budget friendly version.

What can you expect?

We will carefully handpick a high quality board for you. We pay close attention to the wood species characteristics so we can send you a board that well represents each wood type. 

  • 3/4" thick
  • 3-3/4", 4-3/4" or 8-3/4" wide
  • 24" or 36" long

In order to offer more protective packing for shipping - our lengths are often 1/4" less than sizes listed. Need a longer length? Please email us for a quote.

S4S Lumber

Who are they for? These are ideal for those who aren’t equipped with the necessary tools to flatten and straighten boards.

The term "surfaced" or "dressed" refers to a piece of wood that has been milled. To achieve the necessary dimensions, we select a larger board to work from. Both faces and edges are then surfaced so you can be assured that the board is flat and straight. These boards are available in specific sizes.

For example: 3/4” x 5-1/4” x 24”

Rough Cut Lumber

Who are they for? These are ideal for those who enjoy working with machinery or hand tools to mill their own boards.

We use this term to describe boards that require additional milling. Rough cut lumber have been run through the planer to show the grain however they have not been dressed. You will need to mill both faces and edges. Rough cut lumber are available in specific lengths with varying widths.

For example: 4/4 x (5-6”) x 24”

You will receive a board that is just shy of an inch thick, with a width in the range of 5-6”, and is 24” long.

Rough Cut Lumber vs S4S Lumber

Thickness: 3/4"
Width: 4-3/4"
Length: 36"
Original price $49.95 - Original price $62.95
Original price
$49.95 - $62.95
Current price $49.95

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Michael K (Smiths Falls, CA)
Super Customer Service

I bought a board of S4S B Rosewood, and when I picked it up it was clear it was not square first off and second, the planer left big lines in the face of the wood. I contacted their customer service and they solved the issue very quickly! For this reason, I am super pleased and will 100% keep KJP as my leading Hardwood supplier! The wood grain is simply beautiful and well worth the cost!

Alexander D (Fort Saskatchewan, CA)

S4S Bolivian Rosewood Lumber

Michael Reddin (Clovis, US)
My new favorite wood

The five pieces of S4S Bolivian rosewood I ordered from KJP are simply beautiful. I underestimated just how beautiful this wood is. Pictures don't do it justice. Only minor prep work to turn this into a lifetime treasure. Well worth the cost.