Black Bean quarter cut wood veneer is chocolate brown with gray brown streaks. The grain is straight, sometimes interlocked, and the texture is coarse. Black Bean quarter cut wood veneer displays beautiful fiddleback figure.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, cabinetry, doors and high-end furniture, as well as private yacht and aircraft interiors.
Other Name(s): Bean tree, Moreton Bay chestnut.
The Tree: Generally reaches heights of 120 feet with trunk diameters between 40-47 inches.
A Little History: Black Bean timber is one of the finest Australian woods for decorative purposes. It is much less flammable than most other woods.
Region: Australia & Oceana