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Banksia Pod - Medium

Item 148745
Model Banksia Pod

$15.99

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These pods are the fruit of the banksia tree in Australia. They vary in size with seed pockets running out from a solid center. They turn well and can be used to make interesting projects. They can be cut into slabs for very stunning effects. The pods can be quite hard, so sharp tools...

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These pods are the fruit of the banksia tree in Australia. They vary in size with seed pockets running out from a solid center. They turn well and can be used to make interesting projects. They can be cut into slabs for very stunning effects. The pods can be quite hard, so sharp tools should be used to work with them. Common uses include making handles, clock bases, small turned ornamental objects and dried flower vases.

Features:

  • Popular for making handles, clock bases, and dried flower vases
  • Pods are hard and solid
  • Seed pod cavities running from the outside toward the center core
  • Woodturners throughout the world value Banksia pods for making ornamental objects
  • A truly renewable resource, since no trees are cut

Specifications:

  • Pod Size: Medium
  • Average Length: 7"
  • Average Diameter: 3"

What's Included:

  • (1) Banksia Pod - Medium

Notes:

  • These pods can create a lot of dust when turned, so good ventilation and adequate dust protection are essential.

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Reviews

3.2 out of 5 stars
5 Reviews
  1. 1.0 out of 5 stars
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    Poor Quality

    As another reviewer noted, these aren’t the best specimens. The one I was sent looked like a reject, but I guess that’s the risk of buying these online.

  2. 2.0 out of 5 stars
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    Banskia Pods

    I've purchased and turned Banskia pods before. The turning is not an issue. The structural integrity of these 3 pods are sound as near as I can tell. The issue is the poor selection sent. I have seen these pods in the wild and I do not know why Woodcraft would have sent me what they did. On sale, so I guess they're emptying inventory and I guess I got what I paid for.

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    Arrived promptly. Packaged appropriatel

    Just seeing what I can make

  4. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Good Fun

    Turned a bud vase out of it --- worked well

  5. 4.0 out of 5 stars
    by on

    Great pods to turn

    Great to work with and leaves design options wide open

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