lacewood leopardwood wood


Leopardwood / Lacewood or Australian Silky Oak is actually a member of the sycamore family.  When quartered, Lacewood shows a beautiful medullary ray similar to the pattern on a Chinese rice bowl.

  • Needs to be quartered for stability and to show figure
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Characteristics of Leopardwood / Lacewood

Origin of Wood Type Australia & South America
Botanical Name Platanus hybrida
Specific Gravity 0.62
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.25 lb/ bf
Color Range Gold – Reddish Brown – Pink
Rarity / Availability Available
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 8″
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Wood Carving, Inlaying, Box Making, Veneer and other uses
Lumber Grades Quartersawn (FAS)
Other Trade Names European Plane, London Plane, English Plane, French Plane, Silky Oak, Leopardwood, Lacewood
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