Snakewood Knife Handle Blanks

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: W38837

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$15.10
A 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 5 9/16"
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B 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 5 5/8"
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$12.20
C 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 5 5/8"
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$26.95
D 1 x 1 3/16 x 5 7/16"
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$26.05
E 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$20.00
F 1 x 1 1/2 x 5 5/16"
$15.00
G 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 5 3/8"
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$15.00
H 1 x 1 3/16 x 5"

Thuya Burl Knife Handle Blanks

Tetraclinis articulata

This comes from the Atlas mountains in Morocco and has a beautiful golden chatoyance. Its color varies from a rich, lustrous golden brown to nearly black. Thuya burl is hard and dense with a high oil content, but tends to be brittle. The eyes, perfectly round, are scattered about in some burls like the figure in bird's-eye maple; in others they are grouped as islands. Due to it's desert occurrence, the wood sometimes contains small defects or inclusions but most can be repaired with cyanoacrylate (super) glues. A rare species, this exquisite wood is used for inlays, small boxes, turnery, and precious objects.

Item Number: W38727

$40.00
A 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 7/8"
$40.00
B 1 x 1 13/16 x 7 1/8"

Thuya Burl Knife Handle Blanks

Tetraclinis articulata

This comes from the Atlas mountains in Morocco and has a beautiful golden chatoyance. Its color varies from a rich, lustrous golden brown to nearly black. Thuya burl is hard and dense with a high oil content, but tends to be brittle. The eyes, perfectly round, are scattered about in some burls like the figure in bird's-eye maple; in others they are grouped as islands. Due to it's desert occurrence, the wood sometimes contains small defects or inclusions but most can be repaired with cyanoacrylate (super) glues. A rare species, this exquisite wood is used for inlays, small boxes, turnery, and precious objects.

Item Number: W38718

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$
A x x
$30.00
B 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8"
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$30.00
C 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8"
$30.00
D 1 x 1 11/16 x 5 1/16"
$30.00
E 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8"
$30.00
F 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8"
$30.00
G 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 1/8"
$30.00
H 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 5 13/16"

Thuya Burl Knife Handle Blanks

Tetraclinis articulata

This comes from the Atlas mountains in Morocco and has a beautiful golden chatoyance. Its color varies from a rich, lustrous golden brown to nearly black. Thuya burl is hard and dense with a high oil content, but tends to be brittle. The eyes, perfectly round, are scattered about in some burls like the figure in bird's-eye maple; in others they are grouped as islands. Due to it's desert occurrence, the wood sometimes contains small defects or inclusions but most can be repaired with cyanoacrylate (super) glues. A rare species, this exquisite wood is used for inlays, small boxes, turnery, and precious objects.

Item Number: W38717

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A x x
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B x x
$31.35
C 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 6 1/16"
$40.00
D 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 6 1/16"
$47.20
E 1 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 7"

Thuya Burl Knife Handle Blanks

Tetraclinis articulata

This comes from the Atlas mountains in Morocco and has a beautiful golden chatoyance. Its color varies from a rich, lustrous golden brown to nearly black. Thuya burl is hard and dense with a high oil content, but tends to be brittle. The eyes, perfectly round, are scattered about in some burls like the figure in bird's-eye maple; in others they are grouped as islands. Due to it's desert occurrence, the wood sometimes contains small defects or inclusions but most can be repaired with cyanoacrylate (super) glues. A rare species, this exquisite wood is used for inlays, small boxes, turnery, and precious objects.

Item Number: W38476

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$20.00
A 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
$20.00
B 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$20.00
C 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$20.00
D 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"

Figured African Blackwood Turning Squares/Knife Handle Blanks

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.

These squares all have either burly sections or birds-eye's. Very nice.

Item Number: W38393

$43.70
A 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 9 1/8"
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$56.50
B 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 10 3/4"
$56.50
C 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 10 3/4"
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$60.40
D 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 11 1/2"
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$59.55
E 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 12 7/16"

Curly Black Mesquite Knife Handle Blanks

Prosopis nigra

A very few pieces of Mesquite are figured with what we call frog's-hair curl, a small, tight curl with as many as 12-15 curls per inch. A very stable wood. Air-dried.

Item Number: W38375

$10.00
A 1 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
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$10.00
B 1 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
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$10.00
C 1 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
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$10.00
D 1 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
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$10.00
E 1 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"

Curly Black Mesquite Knife Handle Blanks

Prosopis nigra

A very few pieces of Mesquite are figured with what we call frog's-hair curl, a small, tight curl with as many as 12-15 curls per inch. A very stable wood. Air-dried.

Item Number: W38374

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$12.00
A 1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
$12.00
B 1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
$12.00
C 1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 4 15/16"
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$12.00
D 1 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 5 3/16"

Snakewood Knife Handle Scales

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: W37871

$30.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"
$30.00
B ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$25.00
C ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$30.00
D ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 3/8 x 5"
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$18.00
E ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$30.00
F ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$15.00
G ea. pc. 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$15.00
H ea. pc. 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 5 1/16"

Snakewood Knife Handle Blanks

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: W37287

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$35.00
A 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 7 5/8"
$39.60
B 1 x 1 1/2 x 9 1/2"
$41.70
C 1 x 1 1/2 x 10"
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$54.40
D 1 x 1 1/2 x 10 7/16"
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$46.90
E 1 x 1 1/2 x 10"

Snakewood Knife Handle Blanks

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: W37149

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$35.00
A 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
$35.00
B 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$35.00
C 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$35.00
D 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$35.00
E 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$25.00
F 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$35.00
G 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$30.00
H 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"

Snakewood Book-matched Knife Handle Scales

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: W36823

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$12.00
A ea. pc. 1/4 x 1 x 5"
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$12.00
B ea. pc. 1/4 x 1 x 5"
$12.00
C ea. pc. 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$12.00
D ea. pc. 3/16 x 1 1/2 x 5"

Figured Black Mesquite Book-matched Knife Handle Sets

Prosopis nigra

A very few pieces of Mesquite are figured with what we call frog's-hair curl, a small, tight curl with as many as 12-15 curls per inch. A very stable wood. Air-dried.

Item Number: W36586

$12.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 4 13/16"
$12.00
B ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 5"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$12.00
C ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 5"
$12.00
D ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 5"
$12.00
E ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 5"
$12.00
F ea. pc. 5/16 x 2 x 5"
$12.00
G ea. pc. 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 5"

Figured Black Mesquite Knife Handle Blanks

Prosopis nigra

A very few pieces of Mesquite are figured with what we call frog's-hair curl, a small, tight curl with as many as 12-15 curls per inch. A very stable wood. Air-dried.

Item Number: W36584

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$10.00
A 1 x 1 7/8 x 4 5/8"
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$10.00
B 1 x 1 15/16 x 4 13/16"
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$10.00
C 1 x 1 5/8 x 5"
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$10.00
D 1 x 1 5/8 x 5"
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$10.00
E 1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 4 13/16"
$10.00
F 1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 5"
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$10.00
G 1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 5"
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$10.00
H 1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 5"

Brazilian Kingwood Knife Handle Bundles

Dalbergia cearensis

A true rosewood. The wood is variegated with different shades of purple and darker stripes. The specific gravity is 1.2 so it is hard and heavy. Used for inlays and bandings, turnery, and fancy furniture accessories.

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

10 pieces per bundle.
Ask about quantity discounts.

Item Number: OS85

$10.00
ea. pc. 1/2 x 7/8 x 4 3/8"

Pink Ivory Knife Handle Blanks

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.

Item Number: W34251

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$16.00
A 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$16.00 $12.80
B 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$16.00
C 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$16.00
D 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
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$19.00 $15.20
E 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5 7/16-5 1/2"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$19.00
F 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5 7/16-5 1/2"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$19.00
G 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5 7/16-5 1/2"
$19.00 $15.20
H 15/16-1 x 1 1/2 x 5 7/16-5 1/2"

Pink Ivory Knife Handle Blanks

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.

Item Number: W34175

$14.55 $11.64
A 15/16 x 1 3/8 x 5"
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$15.25 $12.20
B 1 x 1 9/16 x 4 5/16"
$16.55 $13.24
C 1 x 1 1/2 x 4 7/8"
$16.95 $13.56
D 1 x 1 1/2 x 5"
$29.70 $23.76
E 1 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 4 7/8"
$38.20 $30.56
F 1 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 4 5/8"