Michael T Shue Studios Wood Blog
Collection of Wood samples used in my shop. Includes information on the wood characteristics.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Burmese Blackwood (Dalbergia Lanceolata)
Status: Endangered (Threatened) and available.
Other Common Names:
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
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