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Bloodwood is a hardwood species from the tropical regions of south America.  Boasting a beautiful bright red heartwood, which is only superseded by 1 species, padauk.   Bloodwood will darken to a rich coppery golden brown with hints of red over time unless properly protected.   Grain is straight with a slight amount of interlock, and a fine texture.  This wood is very durable and resistant to most insects.  Bloodwood is incredibly dense and has moderate blunting effect on tools.  While strong, it also splinters easily while working.  Its commonly used for inlays, furniture, musical instruments, and wood turning.  Bloodwood has a Janka hardness of 2900, and weighs 5.8 pounds per board foot.

4/4 refers to lumber that was cut at 1 inch thickness
15/16ths has been skip planed (a majority of the surfacing work has been done, there may be a few spots that are still rough, but the grain of the particular piece of wood should be visible)
13/16ths is commonly called finish planed.  This should be ready for sanding and finish
Ripped 1 Edge is lumber that has been run through a straight-line rip saw.  This allows for easy squaring on a table saw.
Sanded refers to a select few lumber options that have been run through a belt sander and are 100% finish ready.
5/4 lumber was sawn at 1.25 inches in thickness.

6/4 lumber was sawn at 1.5 inches in thickness.

8/4 lumber was sawn at 2 inches in thickness.

10/4 lumber was sawn at 2.5 inches in thickness.

12/4 lumber was sawn at 3 inches in thickness.