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Snakewood 3/8" x 1-1/2" x 5" Knife Scale 2-piece

Item #159585 Woodcraft Woodshop
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(Piratinera Guianensis) Snakewood can be challenging to work, but it turns exceptionally well. When polished, it is one of the most beautiful species of hardwood. The heartwood is a dark red or reddish brown with conspicuous, irregular black speckles or stripes resembling skins of certain snakes. Grain is typically straight. South America.

  • Snakewood has a very tight exotic figure

  • The jagged black blotches do resemble the skin of a snake

  • The background is quite orange, with a very tight grain

  • A moderate amount of black, irregularly shaped "leopard" spots

  • Tight grain of the wood makes finishing relatively easy

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