Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Burmese Rosewood (Dalbergia Oliveri)

Status: Endangered (Threatened) and available.

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Found in Myanmar and other SE Asian nations, these members of the Fabaceae family (Dalbergia) can grow to 50-100 feet in height and 1-3 feet in diameter. .

Color can vary between Medium Orange to Reddish brown.

Very fine texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .78-.94. Avg. Dry Weight:  59 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Fine Furniture, cabinetry, Musical Instruments

Burmese Rosewood

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