West African Ebony Turning Squares/Pool Cue Blanks

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: W36554

$35.20
A 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 18"
$41.75
B 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 21 3/8"
$42.65
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 21 13/16"

West African Ebony Turning Squares

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: W36553

$10.75
A 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 5 1/2"
$13.70
B 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 7"
$17.35
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8 7/8"
$26.25
D 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 12 3/8"
$22.35
E 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 12 7/16"
$24.70
F 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 12 5/8"

West African Ebony Turning Squares

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: W36552

$37.15
A 3 x 3 x 4 3/4"
$34.65
B 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 7 7/8"
$55.95
C 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 10 5/16"
$41.65
D 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 10 5/8"
$65.15
E 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 12"

Bloodwood Turning Squares

Brosimum paraense

Also called Satine, Cacique, and Cardinalwood. The heartwood is a rich strawberry red, in sharp contrast to the light colored sapwood. Takes a high, lustrous finish. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: W36551

$6.05
A 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 12"
$6.65
B 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 12 1/8"
$6.65
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 12 1/8"
$6.65
D 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 12 1/8"
$6.65
E 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 12 1/8"

Quilted Maple

Acer macrophyllum

This tree is native to the Pacific Northwest. It has the distinction of having the largest leaf of the Maples-up to 15" in diameter. This is a soft Maple. The tree can produce many different types of figure, including quilted (tubular, popcorn, & cloud), curly (fiddleback, broken, & basketweave), and burl.

Item Number: W36550

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$35.35
A 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 24 9/16"
$33.50
B 13/16 x 3 x 30 7/16"
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$33.80
C 13/16 x 3 x 30 11/16"

Shedua Bowl Blanks

Guibourtia sp.

Also called Ovangkol and Amazakoue. This wood is increasingly becoming popular as an acoustic guitar wood. The color varies from a rich, golden brown to a lustrous grayish brown usually with a black stripe.

Item Number: W36549

$28.70
A 2 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4"
$31.45
B 2 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16"
$31.45
C 2 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16"
$31.45
D 2 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16"

Shedua Bowl Blanks

Guibourtia sp.

Also called Ovangkol and Amazakoue. This wood is increasingly becoming popular as an acoustic guitar wood. The color varies from a rich, golden brown to a lustrous grayish brown usually with a black stripe.

Item Number: W36548

$26.25
A 2 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4"
$24.50
B 2 7/8 x 7 x 7"
$29.35
C 2 13/16 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4"
$28.70
D 2 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4"

New Guinea Striped Ebony Turning Squares

Diospyros insularis

This wood originated from a small, sparsely inhabited island off the east coast of New Guinea. Some of these trees grow to enormous dimensions. One of the first logs we received from here was 3 1/2 feet in diameter, 18 feet long, and weighed 7 tons. It is fine-grained and takes a glassy smooth finish. Most of these pieces have a "marble-cake" look to the end grain that is outstanding.

Item Number: W36547

$16.80
A 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 10 3/4"
$20.90
B 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 14 1/2"
$37.10
C 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 17 7/8"
$35.75
D 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 19 3/4"
$33.45
E 1 11/16 x 1 11/16 x 19 7/8"
$36.20
F 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 20"

New Guinea Striped Ebony Turning Squares

Diospyros insularis

This wood originated from a small, sparsely inhabited island off the east coast of New Guinea. Some of these trees grow to enormous dimensions. One of the first logs we received from here was 3 1/2 feet in diameter, 18 feet long, and weighed 7 tons. It is fine-grained and takes a glassy smooth finish. Most of these pieces have a "marble-cake" look to the end grain that is outstanding.

Item Number: W36546

$33.65
A 1 11/16 x 1 11/16 x 20"
$33.85
B 1 11/16 x 1 11/16 x 20 1/8"
$39.05
C 1 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 20 1/8"

Amazon Rosewood Turning Squares

Dalbergia spruceana

This is a fairly rare species from the Amazon region of Brazil. The heartwood varies from a golden-brown to a reddish-brown often with narrow, dark stripes. It is hard and heavy, but easy to work, and takes a high polish.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: W36545

$9.60
A 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 9 7/16"
$9.95
B 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 12 3/4"
$15.65
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 15 3/8"
$16.95
D 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 15 3/8"
$25.25
E 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 18 1/4"

South American Rosewood Turning Squares

Item Number: W36544

$10.00
A 2 x 2 x 10 1/4"
$10.50
B 2 x 2 x 10 3/4"
$12.40
C 2 x 2 x 12 3/4"
$12.40
D 2 x 2 x 12 3/4"

South American Rosewood Turning Squares

Item Number: W36543

$7.05
A 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 12 13/16"
$11.30
B 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 20 5/8"
$11.30
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 20 5/8"

South American Rosewood Turning Squares

Item Number: W36542

$14.50
A 2 x 2 x 14 7/8"
$19.25
B 2 x 2 x 19 3/4"
$20.00
C 2 x 2 x 20 9/16"
$20.00
D 2 x 2 x 20 9/16"
$20.00
E 2 x 2 x 20 9/16"
$20.00
F 2 x 2 x 20 9/16"
$22.20
G 2 x 2 x 22 13/16"

West African Ebony

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

A has some tiny pin holes, Price accordingly.

Item Number: W36541

$57.70
A 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 22 1/2"
$61.25
B 15/16 x 2 13/16 x 26 3/4"
$83.75
C 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 28 7/8"
$88.45
D 1 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 29 1/2"
$98.30
E 1 x 3 3/4 x 30 3/16"
$92.55
F 1 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 30 7/8"
$88.95
G 15/16 x 3 3/8 x 32 3/8"
$86.85
H 15/16 x 3 x 35 9/16"

Wenge

Millettia laurentii

Most Wenge comes from the interior of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), and is floated to market on the Congo river. It is fairly hard and heavy with a medium to coarse texture. The heartwood is very dark brown with fine, nearly parallel black veining. Very rich looking when finished. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: W36540

$34.25
A 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 36 1/8"
$43.55
B 1 x 6 5/8 x 39 7/16"
$35.80
C 13/16 x 6 5/8 x 39 7/8"

Figured Genuine Mahogany

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: W36539

$171.20
A 1 13/16 x 7 3/4 x 39"
$86.15
B 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 42"

Marblewood

Marmoxylon racemosum

Known as Angelim Rajado (Streaked Angelim) in Brazil and to the French as Bois Serpent. The wood has a very distinctive appearance due to irregular streaks and patches of purplish-brown on a background of brownish-yellow. Hard and heavy, tough and strong, and capable of taking a high polish. Rarely seen on the market.

Item Number: W36538

$61.10
A 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 35 3/4"
$61.55
B 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 36"
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$62.40
C 15/16 x 7 1/2 x 36 1/2"