Australian Yellow Box Burl Bowl Blanks
The scientific name of Yellow box is Eucalyptus melliodora. Australian Yellow Box is best, This tree grows to medium to occasionally tall. The bark of this tree is variable that range from short, smooth stocking to cover most of the trunk. The surface of this tree may be smooth, white, or yellowish. E melliodora is considered as the best native tree for producing honey. Thus produced honey has a delightful golden color and the taste is also excellent.
The yellow box is a unique exotic wood with a lot of exciting features. Yellow Box is medium size hardwood which grows on tablelands and inland slopes. It’s mostly found in Victoria and Queensland. The wood is dense and polishes to provide an excellent finish. It’s commonly used as bowl blanks and ideal for making all kind of timber projects.
The yellow box is difficult to work but it has excellent strength and durability. The wood is prized for its unique beauty and available in limited amounts. The wood lumber is usually harvested for outdoor projects and it has limited usage in woodworking. The fine texture and attractive color make it the right choice for bowl blanks.
|Wood species||Australian Yellow Box|
|Scientific name||Eucalyptus melliodora|
|Color||Light pink to brown. Sapwood is blonde or yellow|
|Texture||Medium to coarse texture. Straight to Interlocked grain pattern|
|Recommendations||Turning objects and special wood items|