Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Burmese Blackwood (Dalbergia Lanceolata)

Status: Endangered (Threatened) and available.

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Found in SE Asia, these members of the Fabaceae family (Dalbergia) can grow to ??? feet in height and ??? feet in diameter. .

Coloring is hard to put into words. Containing Blacks, browns, greys and even some blues. Darkens with age and exposure.

Very fine texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .???. Avg. Dry Weight:  ??? pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Musical Instruments, turnings

Burmese Blackwood

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