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Cinnamon wood. Has anyone used it?

 
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Does anyone here have experience using cinnamon wood? I've searched all over the internet and every search brings me to people trying to sell bark or other spices. The only thing I found that looks like it was actually made from the wood of the tree, were a few crude looking spoons.

I've searched for cinnamon chairs and boxes and you name it and it turns out that manufacturers are using it as a color description and that they aren't using cinnamon wood.

I'm not expecting to find huge items made of this, since they are typically cut when 4 to 6 in in diameter, for bark harvest. But if there are chairs or utensils or woven items made from it , I'd be interested in seeing them.

I'm considering cinnamon as one of my spice crops, for the southern Philippines. It is much more attractive to me if the lumber is actually useful. I also couldn't find anything on how hard the lumber is.

It is cut on a two-year rotation and comes up from coppice, so I imagine that I would accumulate quite a bit of it, so I hope it's more than firewood.

Any information would be appreciated.
 
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Wood of the month: Cinnamon

First search result was these guys who are using the wood, they may be able to help you with your inquiries.
 
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A friend from Vietnam once gave me a little carved cylindrical toothpick holder made of cinnamon; it makes the toothpicks taste and smell like cinnamon!  The scent wears off eventually, though.
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