A premier power carving stock, our Tupelo (Nyssa aquatica) is cut “below the water line” by an experienced carver and logger. It is cream to light tan in color and great for detailing and texturing. Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of size listed. Grain runs with the longest dimension. Southeast United States. Clear white wood
Grinds in any direction without fuzzing
Great power carving stock
Tupelo is preferred by most of the world champion wildfowl carvers in the U.S. and in Canada
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.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.