LACEWOOD - Grevillea robusta

lacewood

NAME: Lacewood
BOTANICAL NAME: Grevillea robusta
ALSO KNOWN AS: Silky oak, Grevillea
RANGE: Native to Eastern Australia, plantation grown in many tropical countries
STRENGTH PROPERTIES: Moderately hard and light weight
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: The wood works well with hand and machine tools and dresses smoothly, rated very high in overall workability. Takes finishes very well.
USES: Furniture, gunstocks, decorative veneers, cabinetry, interior woodwork