Zebrawood 3/8" x 1.5" x 5" Knife Scale 2pc
Woodcraft has brought together the most exceptional stock of domestic and exotic hardwood knife scale blanks–1" thick solid stock or matching 3/8" pieces. Each piece was selected for its striking...
Zebrawood (Microberlinia brazzavillensis) has a light golden yellow heartwood with streaks of dark brown to black. The stripes can be chaotic and wavy (flatsawn) or somewhat uniform (quartersawn). Zebrawood has a medium to coarse texture, with a lustrous surface that works well with hand and machine tools and finishes well. Africa.
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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Unmatched knife blanks
Not even close to being a matched pair of knife blanks. I realize that this is wood and the grain pattern will vary, but I would have expected the blanks to be split from one larger piece so they had one matching piece. Not so with this set. One was all straight grain, and the other was a beautiful wavy grain pattern.