Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
An exqusite wood that resembles American black walnut in color and texture, but showcases relatively straight grain. Expect irregular dark stripes among a medium-dark tan to gray color.
Indian Laurel grows in Southeast Asia, Latin America
Color RangeThe wood offers a variety of dark color and irregular stripes of light tan, gray, dark brown to nearly black. Sometimes resembles American black walnut
Other NamesChasemiich, Chieu lieu, Esemi, Kil, Kung, Nargusta, Tilautaea, Indian Laurelwood
Some Typical UsesVeneer, decorative woodwork, turnings, handles, furniture
What's the Tree Like?A majestic tree that matures around 100 feet tall and approximately 30" diameter
4.3lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Indian Laurel:
Ease of Finishing