Asian satinwood is a beautiful, exotic hardwood that can have deep penetrating curl. Originating from S. E. Asia, it is also called curly pyinma if it has curl on the US market. This tree also produces un-figured stock that is used for cabinets, floors, and other projects in Asia. Stable in service with darker colors than Eastern Maples. Susceptible to surface checks and pin holes before drying. Excellent for pool cues, knives, duck calls, and pen stock.
Pyinma Burl or Asian satinwood burl is a beautiful, exotic hardwood that can has incredible color and the highest burl eye count of any wood. 100 or more eyes are possible in one square inch on the museum grade pieces. This is incredible wood that has no equal. Originating in S. E. Asia, it is a medium density hardwood. The tree also produces curly Pyinma lumber which is from the trunks of the tree. It is stable in service with darker colors than Eastern Maples. Excellent for pool cues, knives, duck calls, boxes, and pen stock, this stock is cut from larger squared blocks that have air dried for 8 months and are still considered freshly cut. Please leave wax on the wood until use. Pen blanks are dry and ready to use.