Australian Murray Red River Resin Gum Burl (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) is hard, heavy, and dense. Its favorite haunts areflowing waternear creeks and rivers. Colors range from rich reds in the heartwood to creamy white in the sapwood.Red River Gum has resin pockets in the burls which makes some truly one-of-a-kind articles. The voids can present a challenge when working but are well worth the effort when finished. Most customers will leave the voids natural though some prefer to fill them with crushed Turquoise or other minerals. Either way,this is truly special wood for unique projects.