Thursday, December 24, 2009

Rapala Lacewood

(roupala brasiliensis) Rapala Lacewood is a medium-sized tree witha height of 45-60' and a diameter of 18-28 inches. Heartwood is deep orange-brown with broad rays creating a flamed pattern. Paler brown sapwood. Interlocked grain with a coarse uneven texture. Used for veneers, fancy cabinet work, and woodturning.