Woodcraft Woodshop - Purpleheart 3" x 3" x 12" Wood Turning Stock
Central and South America purpleheart (peltogyne). Medium to hard wood with tight, fairly straight grain with moderate to coarse texture. Bright purple when cut, darkens to brownish purple with...
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• Purple color
• Hardwood with fairly straight grain
• Machines well with sharp tools
• Finishes well
• Purpleheart, 3" x 3" x 12"
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 +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
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Other reviews have not rated this so high, and I understand why. Purpleheart is an EXTREMELY dense and water resilient wood. Thus if it is allowed to sit untreated (bees wax, or any other coating) it will start to crack. With that said, I have purchased over 20 pieces in varying lengths from woodcraft and have not ONCE received a board that was anything but incredible. 100% recommend them for all your PH needs.
purpleheart peppermill blanks
these peppermill blanks have so many large cracks in them that they are totally useless!!!