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Woodcraft Woodshop PSPH-534
Item 152948

Purpleheart Pen Blank 5-Piece

$14.29

Ships on March 31, 2017

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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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 exposure. Purpleheart is a very strong wood, machines well with sharp tools. Turns and finishes well. Uses for purpleheart include: boat-building, flooring, furniture, heavy construction, and a variety of specialty wood items. Pens, knife scales, bottle stoppers.



  • Purple color


  • Hardwood with fairly straight grain


  • Turns well


  • Finishes well


  • Purpleheart, 3/4"x 3/4" x 5" (5 pc.)




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    Very nice

    If left in a sunny place Purpleheart darkens and looks great! If your turning tools are not sharp it's easy to burn.

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