Michael T Shue Studios Wood Blog
Collection of Wood samples used in my shop. Includes information on the wood characteristics.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Honduran Rosewood (Dalbergia Stevensonii)
Status: Vulnerable (Threatened)and available.
Other Common Names:
Found in Central America, these members of the Fabaceae family (Dalbergia) can grow to 50-100 feet in height and 3 feet in diameter. .
Color can vary between light brown to deep brownish purple with pale sapwood.
Finetexture, machines well and turns well. Specific Gravity: .82-1.03. Avg. Dry Weight: 64 pounds per cubic foot.
Used to make: Fine Furniture, Musical Instruments, Carving.
Honduran Rosewood Burl
Michael T Shue
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