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Tupelo 4" x 6" x 12"

Item #17B54 Woodcraft Woodshop
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A premier power carving stock, ours is cut “below the water line” by an experienced carver and logger. Great for detailing and texturing, cream to light tan in color. (Nyssa aquatica) Southeast United States. Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of size listed, smaller blocks +/- 1/8". Spindle stock (1-1/2" - 2") dimensions are +/- 1/8". Grain runs with the longest dimension.

  • 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.

    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.
    California Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 information.


  • Wood for Carvers - There are many wood species that make for a good carving project, but some are more difficult to work than others.


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    Good Product for Bird Carving

    By  Ronnie

    from Black Mountain, NC

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer


    • Easy To Use


    • 1"x1" by 3" not usable
    • Large bark on corner end

    Best Uses

    • Carving birds and animals

    Comments about Tupelo 4" x 6" x 12" :

    Pros:Carving for years-first time to try tupelo. It is lighter than the basswood I have and seems to take detail better. Works well with a sharp knife or power tool, sands nicely. I have been using every scrap on a carving and habitat currently in progress. Cons:I don't think it will work as well for thin inserts. The block I got had a large angled off bark area on one end that of course can't be used.(That may be how it is when buying this wood)

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