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Item 152891

Snakewood 1" x 1.5" x 5" Knife Scale

$32.19

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(Piratinera guianensis) Snakewood can be challenging to work, but it turns exceptionally well. When polished, it is one of the most beautiful species of hardwood. The heartwood is a dark red or...

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(Piratinera guianensis) Snakewood can be challenging to work, but it turns exceptionally well. When polished, it is one of the most beautiful species of hardwood. The heartwood is a dark red or reddish brown with conspicuous, irregular black speckles or stripes resembling skins of certain snakes. Grain is typically straight. South America.

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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