Amboyna Burl

Pterocarpus indicus Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana. Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries. The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the burls that are produced. Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815. Used primarily for furniture. Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America. The wood is dense and course making it difficult to work and finish. Despite the shortcomings of the workability of this species it turns satisfactorily and takes a nice high polish. Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.

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W42657

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Exhibition Amboyna Burl

W42657
$125.00
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W42657specs:
4 lbs. 16-9/16″ x 7-9/16″ x 11/16″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.

Two live edges. Ideal for small articles. Hard to find burl! Can get up to 9 pen blanks.

W42656

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Exhibition Amboyna Burl

W42656
$65.00
In Stock: 1
W42656 specs:
2 lbs. 7-9/16″ max. 4-15/16″ max. x 11/16″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.

Beautiful color contrast. Live Edge.

W22535

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Amboyna Burl

W22535
$325.00
In Stock: 1
W22535 specs.:
5 lbs. 21-1/2″ x 7-7/8″ x 5/8″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply. Dry and surfaced two sides. Shellac sealed. 2″ surface check. A couple small knots on one edge. 1-1/2″ edge split. Rough corner edge at end.