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Koa - 1-7/8" x 1-7/8" x 6"

Item #167038 Model PKS6B
Regular price $19.99
Sale price $19.99 Regular price $19.99
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Woodcraft Woodshop

Koa - 1-7/8" x 1-7/8" x 6"

Item #167038 Model PKS6B
Regular price $19.99
Sale price $19.99 Regular price $19.99
Koa (Acacia koa. ) trees have been prized for their exceptionally fine wood, and Koa is currently the most valuable native timber species in Hawaii. Si. . . View More Details

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Koa (Acacia koa.) trees have been prized for their exceptionally fine wood, and Koa is currently the most valuable native timber species in Hawaii. Similar in appearance to Tasmanian Blackwood, Koa frequently has striking coloration, and the heartwood may vary through many rich shades of red and golden brown. It has excellent working properties. Koa has a relatively high density, so when turning, employ sharp tools and a steady hand. Common uses include box making, ukuleles, guitars, furniture, carvings, and turned objects.

Features:


  • Excellent box making material
  • Very stable
  • Finishes well and can be worked to a high polish
  • Native to Hawaii

Specifications:

  • Thickness: 1-7/8"
  • Width: 1-7/8"
  • Length: 6"

What's Included:

  • (1) Koa - 1-7/8" x 1-7/8" x 6" - Wood 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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