Lacewood

lacewood

Scientific Name: Panopsis spp.
Location: Tropical South America
Dried Weight: 33lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 710lbf
Crushing Strength: not available

 

Lacewood has a heartwood that is a reddish brown color with gray or brown rays. The grain is straight and it has a coarse uneven texture. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Lacewood is rated as non-durable in regards to decay. It is a fairly easy wood to work with and glues, stains, and finishes well. It does have a moderate blunting effect on cutters.

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