Tulipwood is considered a true rosewood in the Dalbergia genus. A beautiful hardwood used for veneer, fine furniture, inlay, marquetry, musical instruments (percussion), and small turned objects.
|Scientific Name||Dalbergia decipularis (also Dalbergia frutescens)|
|Fact||Trees grow 20-30 ft (6-9 m) tall, less than 1 ft (.3 m) trunk diameter|
|Janka Hardness||2,500 lbf (11,120 N)|
|Colour/Appearance||Heartwood is streaked with yellows, reds, oranges, and pinks. Colour and figure can be highly variegated.|
|Grain||Pores are open and medium-sized. Grain is usually straight, with a fine texture.|
|Workability||Tends to be difficult to work due to its high density; also has a blunting effect on cutters. Can be difficult to glue do to an abundance of natural oils and high density. Turns very well and takes a high polish.|
|Common Uses||Veneer, fine furniture, inlay, marquetry, musical instruments (percussion), and small turned objects.|
|Note||Specifications may change, please check with your local Windsor Plywood location to verify availability. Some products may be special order.|
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