Burl (Pterocarpus indicus)
is considered by many to be one of the most exceptional burl woods in
the world. The burl wood can range in color from golden yellow to deep
red when the burl contains both the sap and heart wood.
Amboyna Burl wood is popular with wood turners and carvers, pool-cue
makers and furniture makers.
Most of Exotic Woods USA's Amboyna
Burl has been imported from
Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Laos, and is commonly
known as Narra . The wood has a cedar like aroma when worked with
and is moderately hard and durable for a burl wood. Amboyna Burl
has a specific gravity of about 0.67 and is an excellent wood for
turning, carving and finishing.
Amboyna Burl Knife