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Pau Rosa - 2" x 2" x 6"

Item 171487
Model Pau Rosa 2x2x6
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  • Pau Rosa (Bobgunnia madagascarensis), also called snake bean, has beautiful heartwood that tends to vary in color from a pink or yellow to a darker reddish-brown with a subtle to pronounced striped figure with darker brown tones. The colors found in Pau Rosa will tend to darken with...

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    Pau Rosa (Bobgunnia madagascarensis), also called snake bean, has beautiful heartwood that tends to vary in color from a pink or yellow to a darker reddish-brown with a subtle to pronounced striped figure with darker brown tones. The colors found in Pau Rosa will tend to darken with age. It is a hard and heavy wood with a fine to medium texture. Considered to be generally easy to work despite its density, it turns, glues and finishes well. Common uses for Pau Rosa include veneer, carvings, furniture, turned objects, and other small, specialty wood items.


    Features:
    • Colors darkens with age
    • Also called Snake Bean
    • Turns, glues, and finishes well
    • Native to Tanzania

    Specifications:
    • Thickness: 2"
    • Width: 2"
    • Length: 6"

    What's Included:
    • (1) Pau Rosa - 2" x 2" x 6" - 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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