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Purpleheart 3" x 5" x 5"

Item #841814
$11.50
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5.0

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Product Information:

Central and South America purpleheart (peltogyne). Medium to hard wood with tight, fairly straight grain with moderate to coarse texture. Bright purple when cut, darkens to brownish purple with exposure. Purpleheart is a very strong wood, machines well with sharp tools. Turns and finishes well. Uses for purpleheart include: boat-building, flooring, furniture, heavy construction, and a variety of specialty wood items. Pens, knife scales, bottle stoppers. Dimensions are +- 1/8" grain runs with the longest dimension.

  • Purple color
  • Hardwood with fairly straight grain
  • Machines well with sharp tools
  • Finishes well
  • Purpleheart, 3" x 5" x 5"


  • 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 +/- ΒΌ" of size listed.

    Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
    California Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 information.

     
     

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    5.0

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    5.0

    Purpleheart

    By  Tom the Turner

    from Binghamton, New York

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Great Price For Hardwood

    Cons

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    • Great For Segmented Goble

    Comments about Purpleheart 3" x 5" x 5" :

    I made several goblets with this. Glued well and turned easily. Great finish.

     
    5.0

    Purpleheart Bowl Turning Blank

    By  Larenzo

    from Loganville, Ga

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Beautiful color
    • Polishes well

    Cons

    • Difficult to turn

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about Purpleheart 3" x 5" x 5" :

    This purpleheart bowl blank made a very nice bowl. A little hard to turn but well worth it.

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