Friday, March 8, 2013

Borneo Lacquer (Melanorrhoea Usitata)

Status: Threatened

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

Borneo Rosewood

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