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Paulownia wood is available from time to time at your local Woodcraft store and online at Woodcraft.com.  Paulownia was named after Queen Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795-1865), is sometimes called Royal Paulownia or Princess Tree, and is known in Japanese as Kiri.  In Japan it is customary to plant a Paulownia tree when a baby girl is born and then to make it into a dresser as a wedding present when she marries.  Paulownia seeds were originally used as packing material for shipments from Japan, and have spread prolifically across the U.S.  blooming annually.

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