Blackwood (Click on an Item Photo for the net sizes)
DESCRIPTION: A rare African hardwood. The heartwood is deep brown to purple black. The sapwood is yellowish. Texture is moderately coarse & usually straight grained. The wood is very hard & heavy. The wood is usually sold air dried & is considered one of the best turning woods in the world.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Africa
BOTANICAL NAME: Acacia melanoxylon
JANKA HARDNESS: 1720