Lacewood » Panopsis rubellens
Lacewood Wood CharacteristicsMay also be called Silky Oak by mistake. While the grain structure is straight, the wood exhibits lace-like figure produced from medullary rays that bisect the rings of annual growth. Machining characteristics are fair since the wood is only moderately hard and the textur
Color RangeHeartwood is pink to reddish-orange-brown.
Other NamesSouth American Lacewood
Some Typical UsesFurniture, gunstocks, decorative veneers, musical instruments, jewelry boxes, cabinetry, interior woodwork.
What's the Tree Like?Typically tall and straight, up to 120 feet, and with diameters as large as 48''. The Lacewood tree grows in South America
2.75lbs /Bd. Ft.
680Janka Rating (?)
0.44Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Lacewood:
Ease of Finishing
- Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
- Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet
- Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
- Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet