Woodcraft Woodshop - Ironwood, Surinam 3/4" x 3/4" x 5" Wood Pen Blank 5pc
Suriname Ironwood (Swartzia spp.) is native to Suriname and northern South America. The wood is a delicious chocolate brown with excellent figure and wild darker stripes. Although called...
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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 +/- 1/4" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Splits and cracks every time
So far I have purchased a pack of pen blanks, a 1"x1"x12", and 3"x3"x12" and cut and turned portions of all of it every piece cracked within a couple of weeks. Still trying to figure out why.