African Padouk Bowl Blanks

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable.

Item Number: W42029

$31.95
A 2 7/8 x 8 x 8"
$36.10
B 2 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2"
$36.10
C 2 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2"

African Padouk Bowl Blanks

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable.

Item Number: W42028

$24.50
A 2 7/8 x 7 x 7"
$24.50
B 2 7/8 x 7 x 7"

African Padouk Bowl Blanks

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable.

Item Number: W42027

$12.50
A 2 7/8 x 5 x 5"
$15.10
B 2 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2"
$15.10
C 2 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2"

African Padouk Turning Squares

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable.

Item Number: W42026

$10.40
A 3 x 3 x 6 5/8"
$11.50
B 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 8"
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$18.75
C 3 x 3 x 12"

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: W42024

$11.70
A 2 x 2 x 10 1/2"
$16.20
B 2 x 2 x 14 9/16"

Camphor Burl

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: W42023

$18.75
A 1 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 17 3/8"
$23.10
B 1 3/16 x 4 1/4 x 14 5/8"
$39.85
C 2 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 11 9/16"
$59.15
D 2 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 13 9/16"

West African Ebony Cane 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: W42030

$55.00
A 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 31 1/16"
$64.05
B 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 36 1/8"
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$
C sold x x
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$76.50
D 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 36 1/4"
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$76.35
E 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 36 3/16"

Figured Myrtlewood Bowl Blanks

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: W42020

$49.65
A 2 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 6 7/8"
$62.50
B 2 13/16 x 7 5/8 x 7 5/8"
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$84.65
C 2 13/16 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8"

Castello Boxwood

Calycophyllum multiflorum

Castello Boxwood, though not a true Buxus species, still has a very fine texture and a lovely light canary yellow color. This is truly a dream wood to mill.It is an excellent turnery wood, capable of very fine detail. Also very popular for making scale timbers and other parts for model ships. Air-dried.

See photos for a little discoloration on a couple pieces. Priced accordingly.

Item Number: W42019

$34.25
A 2 7/8 x 3 15/16 x 12 7/16"
$101.85
B 2 15/16 x 4 1/2 x 31 11/16"
$127.45
C 2 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 31 5/8"

Spanish Cedar

Cedrela sp.

Also called Cigar Box Cedar because of its aromatic scent and its wide use in tobacco humidors. It resembles the wood of South American Mahogany to which it is related. Heartwood color varies from a light pinkish brown to reddish brown. It is fairly light in weight.

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

Item Number: W42018

$24.65
A 2 7/8 x 3 x 20 9/16"
$45.00
B 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 19 1/8"
$48.00
C 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 20"

Spanish Cedar

Cedrela sp.

Also called Cigar Box Cedar because of its aromatic scent and its wide use in tobacco humidors. It resembles the wood of South American Mahogany to which it is related. Heartwood color varies from a light pinkish brown to reddish brown. It is fairly light in weight.

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

Item Number: W42017

$75.00
A 3 5/16 x 7 5/8 x 22 5/8"
$75.00
B 3 5/16 x 7 3/4 x 22 5/8"

West African Ebony Bundles & 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.

A has 5 pieces.
B has 5 pieces.

Item Number: W42016

$38.00
A ea. pc. 1 x 1 x 7 1/8-14 3/16"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 1 x 1 x 12-15 3/4"
$12.30
C 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 6 15/16"
$17.20
D 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 7 1/2"
$31.95
E 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 15 1/8"
$42.20
F 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 20"
$45.10
G 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 21 3/8"

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.

Item Number: W42015

$18.55
A 1 x 2 x 9 7/8"
$25.20
B 13/16 x 2 7/8 x 11 1/2"
$25.10
C 13/16 x 2 1/8 x 15 1/2"
$38.10
D 1 5/16 x 2 1/16 x 15"
$54.75
E 1 5/16 x 2 7/16 x 18 1/4"
$66.45
F 1 x 2 5/8 x 27"

Figured Balsamo Turning Squares

Myroxylon balsamum

In the past the principal value of the Balsamo tree was in its vanilla-scented resin which was used in medicines and perfumes. The heartwood is very heavy with a medium to high luster and has a spicy scent. Takes a very high polish.

Item Number: W42014

$10.45
A 1 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 9 1/8"
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$10.45
B 1 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 9 1/8"
$11.55
C 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 9 7/16"
$13.00
D 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 9 15/16"
$12.15
E 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 9 15/16"
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$13.00
F 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 9 15/16"
$13.30
G 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 10 3/16"
$13.30
H 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 10 3/16"

Ziricote Guitar Bridge Blanks

Cordia dodecandra

Ziricote is another timber we get from the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is a lovely wood with a very pronounced ray fleck on radial surfaces sometimes producing a "landscape" effect much like picture jasper.

Item Number: IW36417

$10.00
A 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 8 1/8"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8 1/16"
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$10.00
D 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
E 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8 1/16"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge 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: IW36416

$8.00
A 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 8 1/8"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
C 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
D 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
E 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
F 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
G 1/2 x 2 x 8"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge 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: IW36415

$8.00
A 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 8 1/4"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
C 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 8 1/4"
$10.00
D 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 8"
$10.00
E 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
F 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 8 1/16"

West African Ebony Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW36414

$10.00
A 1/8-3/16 x 3 7/8 x 8"
$10.00
B 1/8-3/16 x 3 7/8 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/8-3/16 x 3 7/8 x 8"
$10.00
D 1/8-3/16 x 4 1/16 x 8 7/16"

West African Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

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: IW36411

$40.00
A 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 20"
$40.00
B 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 20"
$40.00
C 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 20"
$40.00
D 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 20"
$40.00
E 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 20 9/16"

West African Ebony Bass Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros sp.

Originating in S.E. Asia, especially Indonesia, this Ebony is sometimes called Malaysian Blackwood. The heartwood is dark, sometimes with black stripes or streaking and oftentimes with a greenish cast in sharp contrast to the white to straw colored sapwood. We import this in large cants up to 8 x 14" with lengths to 10 feet. The wood is hard and heavy and is capable of a fine, high polish. Excellent for turnery and precious woodworks such as musical instruments, boxes, jewelry, etc.

Item Number: IW36410

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$55.00
A 3/8 x 3 7/16 x 28 1/2"
$55.00
B 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 28 3/8"
$55.00
C 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 28 1/2"
$55.00
D 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 28 9/16"
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$55.00
E 3/8 x 3 5/16 x 28 1/2"

West African Ebony Bass Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros sp.

Originating in S.E. Asia, especially Indonesia, this Ebony is sometimes called Malaysian Blackwood. The heartwood is dark, sometimes with black stripes or streaking and oftentimes with a greenish cast in sharp contrast to the white to straw colored sapwood. We import this in large cants up to 8 x 14" with lengths to 10 feet. The wood is hard and heavy and is capable of a fine, high polish. Excellent for turnery and precious woodworks such as musical instruments, boxes, jewelry, etc.

Item Number: IW36409

$55.00
A 3/8 x 3 x 28 5/8"
$55.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 3 7/16 x 29 5/16"
$55.00
C 3/8 x 3 7/16 x 29 13/16"
$55.00
D 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 29 1/2"
$55.00
E 5/16-3/8 x 3 5/16 x 29 3/8"
$55.00
F 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 29 3/4"
$55.00
G 3/8 x 3 3/16 x 29 5/8"

West African Ebony Bass Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros sp.

Originating in S.E. Asia, especially Indonesia, this Ebony is sometimes called Malaysian Blackwood. The heartwood is dark, sometimes with black stripes or streaking and oftentimes with a greenish cast in sharp contrast to the white to straw colored sapwood. We import this in large cants up to 8 x 14" with lengths to 10 feet. The wood is hard and heavy and is capable of a fine, high polish. Excellent for turnery and precious woodworks such as musical instruments, boxes, jewelry, etc.

Item Number: IW36408

$65.00
A 3/8 x 3 15/16 x 30"
$65.00
B 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 30"
$65.00
C 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 30"
$65.00
D 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 30"
$65.00
E 3/8 x 3 15/16 x 30"

West African Ebony Bass Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros sp.

Originating in S.E. Asia, especially Indonesia, this Ebony is sometimes called Malaysian Blackwood. The heartwood is dark, sometimes with black stripes or streaking and oftentimes with a greenish cast in sharp contrast to the white to straw colored sapwood. We import this in large cants up to 8 x 14" with lengths to 10 feet. The wood is hard and heavy and is capable of a fine, high polish. Excellent for turnery and precious woodworks such as musical instruments, boxes, jewelry, etc.

Item Number: IW36407

$65.00
A 3/8 x 3 15/16 x 30 1/8"
$60.00
B 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 30 3/16"
$60.00
C 3/8 x 3 13/16 x 30"
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$65.00
D 3/8 x 4 x 32 1/8"
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$65.00
E 3/8 x 3 15/16 x 32 1/8"
$65.00
F 3/8 x 3 15/16 x 32 1/8"

Freijo Guitar Neck Blanks

Cordia goeldiana

Also called Jennywood, our stock is from Brazil. Freijo is olive-brown to golden brown in color, similar to Teak, occasionally with darker stripes. It has large, flaky, lustrous medullary rays on the quartersawn surfaces. Moderately hard and heavy, dimensionally stable, it works easily and takes a beautiful finish. Used for furniture and cabinets, millwork, msuical instruments and turnery projects.

Item Number: IW36406

$45.00
A 2 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 30"
$45.00
B 2 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 30 1/8"

Camphor Burl Lam Top Guitar Set

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: IW36404

$85.00
ea. pc. 5/8 x 7 x 20"

West African Ebony Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW36413

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A sold x x
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B sold x x
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C sold x x
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D sold x x
$10.00
E 1/8-3/16 x 4 1/8 x 8"
$10.00
F 1/8-3/16 x 4 1/8 x 8"

West African Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

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: IW36412

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A sold x x
$35.00
B 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 20 1/16"
$35.00
C 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 20 1/16"
$40.00
D 3/8 x 2 11/16 x 20 1/16"
$40.00
E 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 23 1/8"
$40.00
F 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 23 1/8"

Canarywood Guitar Neck Through the Body Blank

Centrolobium paraense

This Brazilian hardwood is occasionally seen to have the bright, brilliantly hued colors as found in these boards. It has medium density and is easy to work and finish.

Item Number: IW36401

$90.00
2 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 40"

Black Limba Guitar Neck Blank

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.

Item Number: IW36400

$65.00
1 15/16 x 4 x 44"

Black Limba Guitar Neck Stringer Blank

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.

Item Number: IW36399

$40.00
1 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 30 1/8"

Zebrawood

Microberlinia brazzavillensis

This striped wood develops a beautiful golden patina as it ages.

Item Number: W42013

$24.95
A 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 23 3/16"
$29.05
B 15/16 x 4 1/2 x 33"
$28.35
C 15/16 x 4 3/8 x 33 1/8"

Purpleheart Cane Blanks

Peltogyne sp.

The best colored & figured Purpleheart comes from Bolivia. It is also finer-grained than other Purpleheart species found elsewhere. Air-dried.

Item Number: W42008

$25.00
A 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 36 1/4"
$25.00
B 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 36 1/4"
$25.00
C 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 36 3/16"
$25.00
D 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 36 3/16"
$25.00
E 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 36 1/4"
$25.00
F 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 36 1/4"

Honduras Rosewood

Dalbergia stevensonii

A true rosewood, most of our stock comes from Belize. Smelling like stored apples, it is a lovely wood to turn and takes a fantastic polish. Getting scarce on the world market.

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

Item Number: W42006

$45.30
A 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 44 7/8"
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$45.15
B 1 x 3 1/2 x 46 7/16"
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$33.60
C 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 46 7/8"
$30.85
D 7/8 x 2 11/16 x 47 3/16"

Tzalam

Lysiloma bahamensis

Oftentimes sold as a poor mans Hawaian Koa.

Item Number: W42002

$12.40
A 15/16 x 3 x 21 1/8"
$25.75
B 1 x 3 5/16 x 37 5/16"
$26.55
C 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 38 1/8"
$44.35
D 1 x 6 5/8 x 32 1/8"

Narra Bowl Blanks

Pterocarpus indicus

Also called New Guinea Rosewood. It is a beautiful, highly lustrous golden yellow color sometimes with reddish streaks. A nice turning wood it is also used in furniture, jewelry boxes, handles, etc. It is easy to work and glue and takes a nice polish.

Item Number: W42001

$29.10
A 3 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8"
$29.10
B 3 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8"
$29.10
C 3 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8"
$29.10
D 3 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8"
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$29.10
E 3 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8"

Honduras Rosewood Bowl Blanks

Dalbergia stevensonii

A true rosewood, most of our stock comes from Belize. Smelling like stored apples, it is a lovely wood to turn and takes a fantastic polish. Getting scarce on the world market.

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

Item Number: W42000

$15.40
A 2 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2"
$19.00
B 2 3/16 x 5 x 5"
$20.00
C 2 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8"

Hawaiian Koa

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: W41999

$48.00
A 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 16 5/8"
$42.50
B 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 22 3/8"
$66.20
C 15/16 x 3 15/16 x 25 13/16"
$127.10
D 1 13/16 x 4 9/16 x 22 1/8"

Pink Ivory Pen Blank Bundle

Berchemia zeyheri

A fairly rare wood from Southern Africa ranging in color from light pink to watermelon red. At one time it was described as being "rarer than diamonds". It is very dense, hard and heavy and takes a very high polish. Beautiful for turnery, inlays and other precious items.

5 pieces in bundle.

Item Number: W41996

$35.00
ea. pc. 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 1/2"

Snakewood Pen Blank Bundles

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.

5 pieces per bundle.

Item Number: W41995

$35.00
A ea. pc. 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 1/2"
$35.00
B ea. pc. 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 1/2"

Snakewood Bundles

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.

A has 3 pieces.
B has 4 pieces.
C has 4 pieces.

Item Number: W41994

$33.60
A ea. pc. 13/16-1 1/16 x 1 3/8-1 1/2 x 5-6 3/16"
$33.00
B ea. pc. 1/2-1 1/8 x 1 1/4-1 7/8 x 3 3/8-6 1/4"
$50.10
C ea. pc. 1/2-1 x 7/8-1 1/4 x 10 1/8-12 1/4"

White Limba Instrument Billets

Terminalia superba

Also known in the guitar trade as Korina. This is a fairly lightweight, light-colored wood from West Africa with excellent tonal qualities. Occasional logs have a dark colored heart which produces what we call Black Limba.

A is curly.

Item Number: IW36369

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$100.00
A 1 13/16 x 6 5/8 x 40 1/8"
$90.00
B 1 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 40 5/16"

Figured Shedua

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: W41957

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$80.00
A 2 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 30 3/16"
$81.30
B 2 13/16 x 4 5/8 x 30"

Lightly 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.

A has one tiny bug hole. See enlarged photo for location.

Item Number: W41956

$40.65
A 1 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 36"
$62.55
B 1 7/8 x 3 13/16 x 36"

Bird's-eye Maple

Acer saccharum

The heartwood is white or cream to light brown or reddish brown. Figured somewhat like that of burl with many small eyes separate from each other. Hard and heavy, 45 lbs/cu ft. Easy to work and takes a smooth polish. U.S.A.

Item Number: W41954

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$36.95
A 7/8 x 5 5/8 x 36"
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$41.65
B 7/8 x 5 11/16 x 40 1/8"
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$40.85
C 13/16 x 7 13/16 x 30 7/8"
$43.55
D 13/16 x 7 7/16 x 34 9/16"

Figured Hard Maple

Acer saccharum

The heartwood is white or cream to light brown or reddish brown. Because of the generally small size of available logs, most sawmills produce flatsawn boards which will show a broken curl on the surface and a fiddleback curl on the quartersawn edge. Hard and heavy, 45 lbs/cu ft. Easy to work and takes a smooth polish. U.S.A.

Item Number: W42010

$32.30
A 13/16 x 4 7/8 x 33 1/2"
$29.30
B 13/16 x 4 1/4 x 34 7/8"
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$78.10
C 7/8 x 9 7/8 x 37 3/16"
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$83.50
D 7/8 x 9 15/16 x 39 1/2"

Chechem

Metopium brownei

Another of our woods from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The heartwood is reddish-brown with very pronounced chatoyance or luster. A beautiful wood for furniture, cabinetry, turnery & treen, etc.

Item Number: W42005

$30.60
A 15/16 x 3 5/8 x 32 3/8"
$35.70
B 15/16 x 4 x 34 1/4"
$36.55
C 7/8 x 4 1/4 x 35 3/8"
$39.85
D 15/16 x 4 1/8 x 37 1/16"
$42.15
E 1 x 3 15/16 x 38 1/2"
$40.60
F 1 x 3 13/16 x 38 5/16"

Chechem

Metopium brownei

Another of our woods from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The heartwood is reddish-brown with very pronounced chatoyance or luster. A beautiful wood for furniture, cabinetry, turnery & treen, etc.

Item Number: W42004

$22.95
A 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 37 11/16"
$25.50
B 15/16 x 2 7/16 x 40 1/8"
$33.95
C 1 x 3 3/16 x 38 5/16"

Hawaiian Koa

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: W42003

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$129.85
A 15/16 x 5 x 39 7/8"
$207.85
B 2 1/16 x 3 13/16 x 38 1/16"
$219.25
C 2 1/16 x 3 7/8 x 39 1/2"

Hawaiian Koa Turning Squares

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: W41993

$35.25
A 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 16 9/16"
$36.70
B 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 17 1/4"
$41.50
C 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 19 1/2"
$50.25
D 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 23 5/8"

Hawaiian Koa Turning Squares

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: W41992

$15.45
A 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 7 1/4"
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$17.15
B 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 8 1/16"
$26.90
C 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 12 5/8"
$34.30
D 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 16 1/8"
$35.40
E 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 16 5/8"