ivorywood

ivorywood

(ˈaɪvərɪˌwʊd)
n
1. (Crafts) the yellowish-white wood of an Australian tree, Siphonodon australe, used for engraving, inlaying, and turnery
2. (Plants) the tree itself: family Celastraceae
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market, it sometimes has been referred to as ivorywood.
PAU MARFIM, GUATAMBU, IVORYWOOD, MOROTI, GUATAMBU MOROTI, QUATAMBA, FARINHA SECA, PAU LISO, KYRANDY, QUILLO BORDON AND YOMO DE HUERO, BRAZILIAN "MAPLE" AND GUATAMBU BLANCO.
In Peru it is known as quillo bordon; in Columbia it is yomo de huero; while ivorywood is one of its names in the United States and other English-speaking nations.
Author Albert Constantine refers as ivorywood in his book, Know Your Woods.
Pau marfim, guatambu, ivorywood, moroti, guatambu moroti, farinha seca quatamba, pau liso, kytandy, quillo bordon and yomo de heuro.
Red ivorywood has some interesting lore and is a very protected species.
Red ivorywood is used for small items such as wooden jewelry and chess pieces.
Red ivorywood or pink ivory, as it is also known, is a medium-sized tree wit heights averaging from 20 to 40 feet.
market include red ivorywood and pink ivory, it is no relative to another wood known as ivorywood.
The heartwood of red ivorywood is yellowish brown with a rich, golden red cast, a sort of pink-red striped figure that probably accounts for the name of the tree.
Red ivorywood is known as a heavyweight contender: it is very hard, very heavy and very tough.
Red ivorywood can be tough to work with using hand tools.