Latin: Pterocarpus spp. Origin: Southeast Asia
Burls are the wart on the side of a tree and Amboyna Burl is one of the most prized for its deep red color and heavy bird's eye or bubbly grain pattern. It comes from either the Narra tree or the Burma Paduak tree which are both of the Ptreocarpus genus and grow in Southeast Asia. It is the most expensive and sought-after of all the burl species and is used for highly decorative turnings, guitars, knife/gun grips and inlays.
Amboyna burl is sold by the weight. If you are looking for a specific size, please contact us at 828-322-9663.
Exotic wood burl
Fairly stable in relation to other burls
Medium to highly figured with small eye texture
Sap is golden-yellow in contract to reddish-orange to deep red heartwood
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|1-4" T x 2-5" W x 3-12" L
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