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Purpleheart Shuttle

 

Purpleheart really is purple, although it may darken to purplish brown as it ages. From Dutch Guiana. Purpleheart, also known as Amaranth or Violetwood, has straight grain and moderate to fine texture. It has high strength but is stiff. Purpleheart has high stability. See Wood Terms for an explanation of terms.