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WOODS OF INDONESIA


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Here are the woods that are most commonly used in Indonesia to produce art, furniture, building materials and handy crafts.  We are able to produce custom items in all of these woods and sell raw materials for builders and artist. If you would like to receive a price quote for raw materials please contact us with the quantity desired, size/shape, and shipping location. If you would like to start a custom order please contact us with a detailed description of what you are looking for or a picture.
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Balinese Name: Belalu
Latin: Albizia falcata
Price - Low
Size -  Medium to Small
Notes: light
Belalu wood used in Bali wood carvings    
Indonesian Name: Kelapa
English Name:  Coconut
Latin:
Price -  Low
Size - Small 
Notes: Nice Grain 
kelapa wood used in Bali wood carvings
Balinese Name:  Bengkel
English Name: 
Price - 
Size -
Notes: 
bengkel wood used in Bali wood carvings   Balinese Name: Ebon
Indonesian Name:  Eboni
English Name:  Brown Ebony
Latin: Diospyros celebica
Price -  High Sold by Kilo
Size - Medium to Small
Notes:  Strong, Brown in color not to be mixed up with Black Ebony that is no longer available in Indonesia.
 
eboni wood used in Bali wood carvings
 
Indonesian Name:  Cendana
English Name:  Sandalwood
Price -  High Sold by Kilo
Size - Small
Notes: Carving Quality AAA, fragrant 
 
 
sandalwood wood used in Bali wood carvings    
Indonesian Name:  Garu
English Name: 
Price -  High Sold by Kilo
Size - Small
Notes:  Used for its scent
 
garu wood used in Bali wood carvings
Indonesian Name: Pinus
English Name: Pine
Price - Low
Size -  Medium and Small
Notes: General Quality low
pinus wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name: Waru Lot
English Name: Hibiscus Green
Latin: Thespesia populnea
Price - Mid Range
Size -  Small
Notes: light
waru lot hibiscus wood used in Bali wood carvings
Balinese/Indonesian Name: Pangal Buaya
English Name: Crocodile
Latin: Zanthoxylum rhetsa
Price - Mid Range
Size -  Medium to Small
Notes: Carving Quality A

 

crocodile wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name: Nangka
English Name: Jack Fruit
Latin: Artocarpus heterophylla
Price - Mid Range
Size - Medium and Small 
Notes:  Carving Quality AAA, quality similar to teak
jack fruit wood used in Bali wood carvings
 
Indonesian Name:  Akasia
English Name:  Akasia
Price - 
Size -
Notes: 
akasia wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name:  Bengkirai
English Name:  Bangkirai
Latin: Shorea laevis Ridl. (Syn.  S. laevifolia Endert), Dipterocarpeceae family
Price - Mid Range
Size - Medium to Small 
Notes: Strong, Carving Quality C 
bengkirai wood used in Bali wood carvings
Balinese Name:  Bentawas
English Name:  Bintangur
Price - 
Size -
Notes: 
bentawas wood used in Bali wood carvings   BalineseName: Jempinis
English Name:
Price -  Medium
Size - Small
Notes:  
jempinis wood used in Bali wood carvings
Indonesian Name:  Mategamy
English Name: 
Price - 
Size -
Notes: 
mategamy wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name: Mahoni
English: Mahogany
Price - Medium
Size -  Large to Small
Notes:  High quality A, Medium Quality B, Low Quality C
Notes:  Carving quality A
mahogany wood used in Bali wood carvings
Balinese Name: Ireng
Indonesian Name: Arang
English Name: 
Price - High sold by kilo
Size -  Small
Notes: VERY heavy and strong, black as black can be.
 
 
ireng wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name: Kapur
English Name: 
Price - Low
Size - Large to Small
Notes: Carving quality B
kapur wood used in Bali wood carvings
Indonesian Name: Sono
English Name: 
Price - Mid Range
Size - Large to Small
Notes: Carving quality A
 
sono wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name:  Marbau
English Name: 
Price -  Mid Range
Size - Medium to Small
Notes:  Hard, carving quality C
 
marbau wood used in Bali wood carvings
Indonesian Name: Suar
English Name: Rain Tree/Tropical Oak
Latin: Samanea saman
Price - Mid Range
Size -  Extra Large to Small
Notes:  Carving quality AAA 

 

suar wood used in Bali wood carvings   Indonesian Name: Jati
English Name: Teak
Latin: Tectona grandis
Price - High
Size -  Extra Large to Small 
Notes:  High quality A, Medium Quality B, Low Quality C
Notes:  Carving quality AA 
teak wood used in Bali wood carvings
Balinese Name: Waru Taluh
English Name: Hibiscus Brown / Grey
Latin: Hibiscus tiliaceus
Price - High
Size -   Small
Notes: Very nice wood for small carvings
waru taluh hibiscus wood used in Bali wood carvings   Balinese Name: Jaka
English Name: Palm
Price - Mid Range
Size -   Med to Small
Notes: Very Hard and Heavy, can be used for Engraving. To hard to be carved with traditional tools
palm wood used in Bali wood carvings
      Indonesian Name: Kepelan
English Name: Magnolia
Latin: Manglietia glauca
Price - 
Size - 
Notes:
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