Camphor Burl Turning Squares

Cinnamomum sp.

This rare burl is from S.E. Asia and is seldom seen on the world market. It is fine-grained and varies in color from a light reddish-brown to almost scarlet. It is easy to work and has a very pungent, spicy scent. For a burl it is remarkably stable. Green to partially air dried.

Item Number: W37084

$16.80
A 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 9 9/16"
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$31.50
B 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 9 1/4"
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$28.60
C 3 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 9 3/8"
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$35.20
D 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 9"

Santos Rosewood Turning Squares

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: W37083

$34.50
A 3 x 3 x 12 1/4"
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$35.00
B 3 x 3 x 12 7/16"
$33.55
C 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 x 12 7/16"
$35.00
D 3 x 3 x 12 7/16"
$35.00
E 3 x 3 x 12 7/16"
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$34.85
F 3 x 3 x 12 3/8"

German Lime Turning Squares

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: W37082

$7.10
A 2 x 2 x 10 3/16"
$10.75
B 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 9 7/8"
$13.05
C 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 12"
$13.05
D 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 12"
$13.05
E 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 12"
$13.60
F 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 12 1/2"
$27.05
G 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 8 5/8"

German Lime

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: W37081

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$9.45
A 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 7 1/2"
$10.35
B 2 1/8 x 4 x 8 3/4"
$9.30
C 1 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 8 7/8"
$11.65
D 1 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 11 1/8"

Prima Vera

Cybistax donnell-smithii

Also called Palo Blanco, this Mexican & Central American species is yellow-white in color with a medium texture. Almost always shows a ribbon-stripe figure on the radial surface. Very lustrous. Used for fine furniture and cabinetry, musical instruments, jewelry boxes, and turnery.

Item Number: W37080

$10.45
A 1 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 14 1/2"
$18.40
B 1 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 17 1/8"
$19.20
C 1 5/8 x 4 11/16 x 18 1/8"

African Blackwood Turning Squares

Dalbergia melanoxylon

The heartwood is purplish to brownish-black with dark gray streaks giving an overall impression of being black. Lustrous with an attractive inner chatoyance. Very hard, heavy, close-grained, and virtually free from pores. Its stability and lovely tonal qualities make it an excellent instrument wood.

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

Item Number: W37079

$31.40
A 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 4 5/8"
$30.80
B 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 8 3/4"
$34.40
C 2 5/16 x 2 5/16 x 9 1/4"
$70.05
D 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 17 7/8"

Wenge Turning Squares

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: W37078

$22.10
A 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 15 3/8"
$20.20
B 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 15 3/8"
$20.40
C 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 15 1/2"
$17.85
D 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 16 7/16"
$20.05
E 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 16 3/4"

Macassar Ebony

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: W37077

$17.45
A 1 3/16 x 1 11/16 x 14 3/4"
$19.00
B 1 1/4 x 1 11/16 x 15 1/4"
$25.20
C 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 19 1/2"
$13.35
D 7/8 x 3 7/16 x 7 1/2"
$30.10
E 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 17 1/4"

Snakewood Guitar Finger Boards

Piratinera guianensis

Also called Letterwood and Leopardwood. Color: dark red to reddish brown with irregular black speckles or stripes. Fine textured and highly lustrous. Very hard and heavy, 75-84 lbs/cu ft. Takes a beautiful finish. Very rare and very expensive. Guyana and Surinam.

Item Number: IW33436

$45.00
A 5/16-3/8 x 2 1/2 x 20 1/8"
$45.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20 1/8"
$45.00
C 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20 1/8"

Walnut Crotch Guitar Top Sets

Item Number: IW33435

$250.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 5 1/4-7 1/2 x 20 5/8"
$250.00
B ea. pc. 5/16 x 5 1/4-7 7/16 x 20 5/8"

Lightly Figured German Lime 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW33434

$136.00
A 2 x 13 13/16 x 20 1/4"
$130.00
B 1 15/16 x 13 15/16 x 19 15/16"

Lightly Figured German Lime Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW33433

$125.00
A 2 x 13 1/8 x 20 1/16"
$140.00
B 2 x 14 7/16 x 20 1/4"

Lightly Figured German Lime Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW33432

$130.00
A 2 x 13 3/8 x 20"
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$140.00
B 2 x 14 1/4 x 20 1/4"

Black Limba Instrument Billet

Terminalia superba

Beautifully variegated and colored, Black Limba is easy to work and finish. This wood is found in the equatorial forests of West Africa. Black Limba has wonderful tonal properties and is suitable for both solid-body guitars and acoustic guitars. Easy to work and takes a nice polish. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW33431

$92.00
1 3/4 x 6 15/16 x 42"