Thursday, March 14, 2013

East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)

Status: Vulnerable (Threatened) and available.

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Found in India, these members of the Fabaceae family (Dalbergia) can grow to 100 feet in height and 2-4 feet in diameter. .

Color is golden to purplish brown.

Fine texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .75-.92. Avg. Dry Weight:  57 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Fine Furniture, Musical Instruments and turnings.

East Indian Rosewood

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