Thursday, May 23, 2013

Lacewood (Panopsis Sp)

Status: Secure and available.

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Found in Tropical South America, these members of the Proteaceae family (Panopsis) can grow to 50 feet in height and 2-3 feet in diameter. .

Color is pale brown with flecking that gives the appearance of a lace-like grain.

Medium to Course texture, machines well and turns well, but may tear out with planing.  Specific Gravity: .43-.53. Avg. Dry Weight: 33 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Musical Instruments.

Lacewood (Panopsis Sp.)

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