Michael T Shue Studios Wood Blog
Collection of Wood samples used in my shop. Includes information on the wood characteristics.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Borneo Lacquer (Melanorrhoea Usitata)
Other Common Names: Borneo Rosewood
Found in Burma, these members of the Anacardiaceae family (Melanorrhoea) can grow to ??? feet in height and ??? feet in diameter. .
Orange to red heartwod or can be nearly black.
Fien texture, machines well and turns well. Specific Gravity: .???? Avg. Dry Weight: ??? pounds per cubic foot.
Used to make: Furniture, inlay work
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