Woodcraft Woodshop - Tamarind, Spalted Stabilized 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" Knife Scale 1-piece
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Tamarindus indica. Spalted Tamarind has spectacular heartwood with background colors of ivory, yellow and black lines, which gives an unpredictable landscape effect. Much of the wood comes from...
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- 1" x 1-1/2" x 5" knife scale
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Often tossed aside as damaged wood, craftsmen are seeking out spalted wood more and more for exactly the reason it is often trashed. Darker strands travel haphazardly throughout a piece of spalted wood, creating contrasting waves and lines that enhance the grain as only nature can. But what is spalted wood?
Very nice, very tough, very pretty.
Worked well using files, drill, carving knife...whatever. Took a nice buff using white rouge.