Common Name(s): Brigalow, orkor
Scientific Name: Acacia harpophylla
Average Dried Weight: 59.3 lbs/ft3 (950 kg/m3)
Janka Hardness: 2,250 lbf (10,000 N)
Comments: A small to medium sized tree yielding a dense, moderately fine grained hardwood. Brigalow is not commercially harvested, but hobbyists and other craft mills may utilize this wood on a limited basis. Brigalow trees are most closely related to the smaller gidgee (Acacia cambagei)—though the latter’s wood is slightly more dense.
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I think I have some if this wood. The wood is very dense/heavy and when I saw it, it makes a very fine yellow oily dust. When I shine a light on it it turns from brown to yellow.
The brown wood is very heavy and makes a yellow mustard dust when turning