In today’s Did You Know segment, we feature The African Blackwood which is the most expensive wood in the world. Scientifically, its called (dalbergia melanoxylon)
It’s rare and a chunk of it costs $8,000. It takes 50 years for the tree to form fully.
It is considered as the most expensive wood in the world because not only it is challenging to work with hand or machine tools, its trees are already near-threatened.
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