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Bubinga Knife Scale - 3/8" x 1-1/2" x 5" - 2 Piece

Item 154606
Model KSB-515

$6.99

Woodcraft has brought together the most exceptional stock of domestic and exotic hardwood knife scale blanks – 1" thick solid stock or matching 3/8" pieces. Each piece was selected for its striking figure and milled to sizes that make the knife making process easy and efficient with...

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Woodcraft has brought together the most exceptional stock of domestic and exotic hardwood knife scale blanks – 1" thick solid stock or matching 3/8" pieces. Each piece was selected for its striking figure and milled to sizes that make the knife making process easy and efficient with minimal waste.

Bubinga (Guibourtia spp.), an African species also known as African Rosewood, is a beautiful dense hardwood with a rose-colored background and darker purple striping. Turns and machines well with sharp tools. Due to Bubinga's high density and natural oils, it takes a high polish. Common uses for Bubinga include veneer, inlays, fine furniture, cabinetry, turnings, and other specialty items. Since bubinga trees can grow so large, natural-edge slabs of the wood have also been used in tabletops and other specialized projects.

Features:
  • Also known as African Rosewood
  • Rose-colored background
  • Dense hardwood
  • Takes a high polish, turns, and finishes well
  • Native to Africa
Specifications:
  • Thickness: 3/8"
  • Width: 1-1/2"
  • Length: 5"
What's Included:
  • (1) Bubinga Knife Scale - 3/8" x 1-1/2" x 5" - 2 Piece Set
Notes:
  • Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
  • Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
  • Cut from quality, kiln-dried stock. The grain runs with the longest dimension.
  • Thin Stock is sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Carving and Turning Blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Plywood sizes are nominal, the dimensions are +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Smaller blocks are sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Spindle stock, or stock that is 1-1/2" - 2" wide is sawn to +/-1/8" of the listed size.


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