Thursday, May 23, 2013

Madagascar Rosewood (Dalbergia Baronii)

Status: Vulnerable (Threatened) but available.

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Found in Madagascar, these members of the Fabaceae family (Dalbergia) can grow to 50-7 feet in height and 1-3 feet in diameter.

Color is medium reddish brown with darker streaks and pale sapwood.

Fine texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .75-.93. Avg. Dry Weight:  58 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Musical Instruments, Cabinetry, Carving.

Madagascar Rosewood (Dalbergia Baronii)

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