Queenwood (Swartzia sp) is from the Fabaceae family and features a lavender to purple heartwood with highly grained characteristics and cream colored contrasting sapwood. Queenwood is easy to work. Native to Peru.Excellent choice for handle stock and bottle stoppers
Very stable with unusual color variations
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.