Indian Laurel


Scientific Name: Terminalia elliptica
Location: Southern Asia
Dried Weight: 54lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 2,340lbf
Crushing Strength: 8,220lbf /in2


The heartwood of Indian Laurel varies from light to dark brown in color and the sapwood is a pale pinkish color. The grain is generally straight or slightly interlocked and it has a medium to coarse uniform texture. The wood gives off a low natural lustre. Indian Laurel is rated as moderately durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and turns and finishes well.