Processing the Sandalwood Dream

A Series of Sandalwood Dreams – Part 5

Australian worker with sandalwood log cross-section showing heartwood and sapwood. Photo: TFS

Australian worker with sandalwood log cross-section showing heartwood and sapwood.
Photo: TFS

We stepped back in time with Part 1 and Part 2 of this Series of Sandalwood Dreams. Then we looked at the planting of a sandalwood dream way back in 1999. Yesterday we moved forward to September 2013 for the first harvest.

Without getting all Freudian we will start processing these sandalwood dreams…

Part 5 is over at Basenotes; click here to web-travel.

A Series of Sandalwood Dreams
Basenotes – Part 1 – Myths and Legends
Basenotes – Part 2 – The Perfumed Chamber
Basenotes – Part 3 – Planting Santalum album in Australia 
Basenotes – Part 4 – Harvesting September 2013
Basenotes – Part 5 – Processing Sandalwood Logs
Basenotes – Part 6 – Distillation
Basenotes – Part 7 – What does it smell like?
Basenotes – Part 8 – Sandalwood Oil Giveaway

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