Common Name(s): Brown lancewood, spearwood, currawang
Scientific Name: Acacia doratoxylon
Average Dried Weight: 56.8 lbs/ft3 (910 kg/m3)
Janka Hardness: 2,170 lbf (9,670 N)*
*Estimated hardness based on specific gravity
Comments: A shrub or small tree yielding dense, dark hardwood. So named because aboriginal Australians used the finely-grained wood for spears and lances. Because of the tree’s small size, its use is restricted to smaller craft items and turned objects.
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