Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Honduran Rosewood (Dalbergia Stevensonii)

Status: Vulnerable (Threatened)and available.

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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

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