Woodcraft Woodshop - Argentinean Lignum Vitae 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 18"
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Argentine Lignum Vitae (Bulnesia Sarmientoi) bears a striking resemblance to its famous tropical cousin "Lignum Vitae," and makes an excellent, affordable alternative. An olive-green to rich brown...
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- Color can range from a pale yellowish olive, to a deeper forest green or dark brown to almost black
- Grain has a unique feathered pattern
- The color tends to darken with age, especially upon exposure to light
- Polishes to a fine luster due to its high natural oil content
- Exceptional wood for turning on the lathe
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.