Australian Red Mallee Burl Bowl Blanks
Bowl turning is a very popular way of using a lathe. Australian Red Mallee Blanks have the best wood, Red mallee woods are extensively used as bowl blanks. It is scientifically known as Eucalyptus oleosa and E. Socialist. The major distribution of this tree is Australia. The appearance of the heartwood of red mallee ranges from pink to orange-red. The color of sapwood ranges from pale yellow to Gray. So, it can be sharply demarcated from heartwood.
Red Malle burl is an exceptional wood with unique color and figure. It’s harvested in the Central and Southern Australia. The burls grow as small to medium-sized trees. The wood is mostly available as burl caps or sawn burl blocks. It’s not available as lumbers.
Australian Red Malle burl is a smooth and dense wood which offer an incredible natural artistic palette for any artisan. The tight figure and color make it a popular choice for bowl blanks. The wood is prized for its beauty and unique figure. The wood assures durable finish with a light sanding. Burl eyes may develop small incursions which are limited to the sapwood. Australian Red Malle burl is a very good option for bowl blanks.
Exotic Wood Zone offers wide varieties of Australian Red Mallee Blanks
|Wood species||Australian Red Mallee Burl|
|Scientific name||Eucalyptus oleosa|
|Color||Heartwood is light to dark red. Sapwood is blond or yellow|
|Texture||Medium to coarse texture. Straight to the interlocked grain pattern.|
|Recommendations||Bowls turned boxes and other fine articles.|