HRB Knife Blank #379 - Ultra Figured w/ Eye-Burl
NOTE: Per USDA/CITES* regulation: Raw and unfinished Honduran rosewood burl (HRB) can be shipped to U.S. destinations only, and cannot be re-exported internationally. (Finished products may be exported with no restrictions.)
Knife Blanks 1" x 1.5" X 5" Genuine old-growth HRB. Variety of colors in a mix of HRB heartwood and decorative sapwood. Dense and very stable. Polishes to a high luster.
Average Dried Weight: 64 lbs/ft3 (1,025 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .82., 1.03
Janka Hardness: 2,200 lbf (9,790 N)
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WHAT IS BURL: Burl is a rare anomaly that occurs when hundreds of thousands of tiny buds on a tree fail to form branches, instead producing a large knobby outgrowth of exotic, uniquely patterned wood grain.
ABOUT: Rosewood burl patterns are dramatic and magical, some looking like the mysterious surface of an uninhabited planet. The dark richly-grained figured heartwood may stand alone, or include contrasting light-colored sapwood, creating the phenomenon of bi-color burl. Figuring patterns may include bear scratch, bird's eye, blister, curl, dimple, fiddle back, flame, ghost, quilting, or spalting. The occurrence of burl happens in perhaps only one-in-five-hundred rosewood trees, making it extremely rare.
ENVIRONMENTAL: Our raw rosewood burl is recovered from of old-growth rosewood, reclaimed from the Belizean rainforest, a legacy left behind by loggers a century ago. Our enterprise is environmentally friendly and involves no deforestation.
*C.I.T.E.S. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species