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Woodcraft Woodshop - Orange Agate - 2" x 2" x 12"

$17.99

Orange Agate (Platymiscium spp.) is an orange/brown to dark brown colored wood. It can be mistaken for a variation of Cocobolo, but they are not related. This wood is hard, beautifully (open)...

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Orange Agate (Platymiscium spp.) is an orange/brown to dark brown colored wood. It can be mistaken for a variation of Cocobolo, but they are not related. This wood is hard, beautifully (open) grained and works and finishes like a dream. Orange Agate is an ideal wood for unique projects both large and small. Common uses include including furniture, veneer, musical instruments, turned objects, and small specialty wood items.


Features:
  • Distinct orange color with luster
  • Unique Peruvian hardwood
  • Finishes well when polyurethane or shellac is used to enhance color
  • Native to Peru

Specifications:
  • Thickness: 2"
  • Width: 2"
  • Length: 12"

What's Included:
  • (1) Orange Agate - 2" x 2" x 12" - Turning Stock

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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