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Item 159717
Model P62-341 5p

Woodcraft Woodshop - Ironwood, Surinam Pen Blanks - 3/4" x 3/4" x 5" - 5 Piece

$17.99

Surinam Ironwood (Swartzia spp.) is a delicious chocolate brown wood with excellent figure and wild darker stripes. Although called Ironwood, it is not any harder than your typical exotic. It turns...

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Surinam Ironwood (Swartzia spp.) is a delicious chocolate brown wood with excellent figure and wild darker stripes. Although called Ironwood, it is not any harder than your typical exotic. It turns and finishes well. Sharp tools are recommended when working with Ironwood. Common uses include small decorative items, tool handles, salt & pepper mills, knife scale, and pen blanks.


Features:
  • A delicious chocolate brown wood
  • Excellent figure
  • Finishes well
  • Native to Suriname and northern South America

Specifications:
  • Thickness: 3/4"
  • Width: 3/4"
  • Length: 5"

What's Included:
  • (5) Suriname Ironwood Pen Blanks - 3/4" x 3/4" x 5"

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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    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.

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