Michael T Shue Studios Wood Blog
Collection of Wood samples used in my shop. Includes information on the wood characteristics.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)
Status: Vulnerable (Threatened) and available.
Other Common Names:
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
Michael T Shue
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