Amboyna Burl

Pterocarpus indicus Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana. Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries. The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the burls that are produced. Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815. Used primarily for furniture. Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America. The wood is dense and course making it difficult to work and finish. Despite the shortcomings of the workability of this species it turns satisfactorily and takes a nice high polish. Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.
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W27608

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Amboyna Burl Set

W27608
$1,199.99
Qty: 1
W27608 specs:
13 lbs. 22″ x 24″ (down to 19-1/2″) x 3/4″

Amboyna, Pterocarpus indicus, may also be called Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other Southeast Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the burls that are produced.  It was available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and decorative panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  It is a wood of choice for Rolls Royce whose customers demand the absolute best the World offers. Amboyna turns easily and takes a nice high polish.  It is has been the World’s most popular and sought after burl for hundreds of years, leading to its short supply.

This is an amazing “crown jewel” book matched set with incredible colors and figure!  This is sold as a set only. This is an extremely large board for this species! 2″ end split on inside edge.

W27102

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Exhibition Grade Amboyna Burl

W27102
$269.99
Qty: 1
W27102 specs:
4 lbs. 6-3/4″ x 3″ x 3-1/8″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.

This is all bone dry and ready to use. The color is exquisite and burl eyes are in all the pieces.

This piece has incredible figure on all faces and ends. There is a small surface on end cut only, maybe 1/8″ deep.

Left to Right: W24124, W24125

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Amboyna Burl

W24124
$213.70
Qty: 1
W24125
$82.50
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W24124 specs:
5 lbs. 9-1/4″ x 7-3/8″ x 1-1/2″
W24125 specs:
2 lbs. 8″ x 4-7/8″ x 15/16″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.  These are all dry and ready to use.  Amboyna of any quality is becoming very scarce.  These are a few of the nicer blanks we have available.  W24124:  Several bark incursions.  Tight eyes with great patterns.  W24125:  Several bark incursions.  Tight eyes with great patterns.

Left to Right: W22641, W22642

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Bookmatched Amboyna Burl

W22641
$395.00
Qty: 1
W22642
$395.00
Qty: 1
W22641 specs.:
5 lbs. 24″ (max.) x 7-1/2″ x 3/4″
W22642 specs.:
5 lbs. 24-1/2″ (max.) x 7-1/2″ (max.) x 3/4″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply. Dry and ready to use. Surfaced on two sides.
W22641 and W22642: Ideal for a bass or electric guitar carved top. Each piece sold separately or call in your order and buy both for $750!

W22640

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Amboyna Burl

W22640
$295.00
Qty: 1
W22640 specs.:
4 lbs. 21-1/2″ x 7-3/4″ x 3/4″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply.  Dry and ready to use. Surfaced on two sides.
W22640: Could be used for a drop top. 1/16″ bow. Four small incursions (the dark spots on one edge).

W22535

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Amboyna Burl

W22535
$325.00
Qty: 1
W22535 specs.:
5 lbs. 21-1/2″ x 7-7/8″ x 5/8″

Pterocarpus indicus  Amboyna may also be called: Kiabooca or Angsana.  Originally emanating from the Island of Amboyna, it is also from Borneo and other South East Asian countries.  The name Kiabooca means twisted wood which refers to the  burls that are produced.  Once available in quantity in the Empire period from 1804 through 1815; used primarily for furniture inlays and panels.  Amboyna has become a rarity that is very scarce and is even difficult to obtain in veneer form in America.  The wood is dense and somewhat course; use sharp tools for best results.  It turns and finishes well, taking a glass-like nice high natural polish.  Amboyna is The World’s most popular and sought after burl thus leading to a short supply. Dry and surfaced two sides. Shellac sealed. 2″ surface check. A couple small knots on one edge. 1-1/2″ edge split. Rough corner edge at end.