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Tamarind, Spalted Stabilized 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" Knife Scale 1-piece

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Tamarindus indica. Spalted Tamarind has a spectacular heartwood with background colors of ivory, yellow and black lines, which gives an unpredictable landscape effect. Much of the wood comes from logs that were found on the forest floor. It turns and finishes well. Due to the nature of the specie, bug and worm holes may be present on some blanks, and no two are alike. Native to Laos.We have collected some of the most highly figured redwood burls and improved on Mother Nature by stabilizing them with an acrylic resin injection. This virtually eliminates the biggest problem with burl turnings: checking and cracking due to expansion or contraction. We recommend taking precautions when working with spalted wood, such as using adequate dust-collection equipment and wearing a personal respirator or mask.

  • 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" knife scale

  • Stabilized

  • 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 +/- ΒΌ" of size listed.Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
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    Very nice, very tough, very pretty.

    By  Blackhorse

    from Portland, Oregon

    About Me Professional


    • Durable
    • Excellent To Work
    • Exotic
    • Gorgeous
    • Stabile


    • Have To Wear Mask

    Best Uses

    • Knife Handle

    Comments about Tamarind, Spalted Stabilized 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" Knife Scale 1-piece :

    Worked well using files, drill, carving knife...whatever. Took a nice buff using white rouge.

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