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African Blackwood Turning Blanks

African Blackwood Turning Blanks
$13.99

Coined "the turning wood of kings" for it's ability to hold fine, ornamental detail, African Blackwood will take an exceptional polish and threads extraordinarily well. The heartwood is dark brown with bold, black streaks and hints of purple, while the sapwood is creamy white. Despite being very hard, it tools easily with minimal tear out. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks, bowls, platters and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.Features:Scientific name: "Dalbergia melanoxylon"Native Region: Africa, from Sudan southward to Mozambique, westward to Angola, and northward to Nigeria and Senegal.Typical uses: Musical instruments such as clarinets, oboes, etc. and turnery.

Argentine Lignum Vitae Turning Blanks

Argentine Lignum Vitae Turning Blanks
$2.49

Argentine Lignum Vitae bears a striking resemblance to its famous tropical cousin "Lignum Vitae," and makes an excellent, affordable alternative. An olive-green to rich brown wood with straight grain, it has a satiny feel and a spicy-sweet fragrance. Like its namesake, it is incredibly dense and quite oily. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for bowls, platters, carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock. Turning Blanks come rough sawn to nominal thickness and are coated with wax.Features:Botanical Name: Bulnesia Sarmientoi.Native to: South America, Argentina, Paraguay.Working Characteristics: With sharp tools and patience, it turns well. Aside from turning, however, it is very difficult to work. High resin content makes it difficult to glue.

Argentine Osage Orange Turning Blanks

Argentine Osage Orange Turning Blanks
$1.99

Argentine Osage Orange is much larger and of higher quality than American Osage Orange. It has a rich, yellow tone, and is extremely stable, durable, and strong. It is an ideal wood for turnery, as it machines and polishes easily. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for bowls, platters, carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.Features:Native to: South America, Argentina.Scientific name: maclura tinctoria.Working Characteristics: Machines well and is an excellent turning stock.

Banksia Nuts for Turning

Banksia Nuts for Turning
$11.99

Banksia nuts are the fruit of a small tree that grows in the remote deserts of Western Australia. Once turned, they have a similar color and texture to walnut burl, with an exotic twist featuring beautiful, patterned voids. The nuts have been dried for years after harvesting, and have a hard, solid consistency, especially towards the center. They take excellent detail on the lathe, and the material is easy to turn, though a dust mask is recommended to protect against flying seed and dust.

Black Palm Turning Blanks

Black Palm Turning Blanks
$2.29

Black Palm comes from the tough outer rings of a palm tree native to Australia and Southeast Asia. The wood has a distinctive streaked or speckled pattern, with a deep brown backdrop and flecks of black. It is hard, extremely durable but not as heavy as one would expect. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for pens, carvings, bottle stoppers, game pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.Features:Native to: Prevalent in North Queensland, Australia. Native to rainforests of Australia and Southeast Asia.Working Characteristics: Turns very well.Tree: A tall, attractive palm, growing up to about 60' tall, with a 12' canopy. Trunk is smooth and closely ringed, and becomes nearly black as the palm ages.Color: Dark wood, streaked with blacks and browns. Sometimes the flecks are closely-spaced resulting in an almost black appearance. End grain is speckled and resembles lizard skin or hammered leather. End grain has a dramatic look when used as inlay.Turning Blanks come rough sawn to nominal thickness and are coated with wax.

Bocote Turning Blanks-Optional Sizes

Bocote Turning Blanks-Optional Sizes
$2.99

Bocote showcases bold patterning and dramatic stripes. Its golden brown backdrop is interspersed with deep chocolate veins and it has a fine texture that polishes beautifully. Despite its distinctive grain pattern, Bocote is delightfully easy to turn. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for bowls, platters, carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.

Bronze/Violet Acrylic Handle Blank

Bronze/Violet Acrylic Handle Blank
$15.79

The generous dimensions of these shimmering iridescent blanks make them ideal for our Stainless Steel Ice Cream Scoop Hardware Kit (#34360, sold separately), and our Pizza Cutter Blade Kit (#34913, sold separately). They also make great tool handles and turning stock for other projects wider than a pen blank.Features: Blanks can be finished after turning by sanding to a fine grit and then polishing on a buffing wheel with Corian polish, buffing compound or Hut finishing blocks.

Cherry Leg Turning Blank, 3" x 3" x 36"

Cherry Leg Turning Blank, 3" x 3" x 36"
$39.99

These premium table leg blanks are cut from thick, clean stock, with no glue seams. They can be turned, tapered or shaped to your specifications - or you can simply sand and finish them for a basic rectangular table leg. Available in several species.

Cherry Turning Blanks

Cherry Turning Blanks
$19.19

With its unique reddish-pink hues and superb finishing quality, Cherry is one of the most desirable turning species. One of the most consistent quality hardwoods, it is a fine choice for projects with multiple pieces. A natural sheen and beautiful grain delivers display-worthy results.

Cookies n' Cream Acrylic Handle Blank

Cookies n' Cream Acrylic Handle Blank
$15.79

The generous dimensions of these shimmering iridescent blanks make them ideal for our Stainless Steel Ice Cream Scoop Hardware Kit (#34360, sold separately), and our Pizza Cutter Blade Kit (#34913, sold separately). They also make great tool handles and turning stock for other projects wider than a pen blank.Features: Blanks can be finished after turning by sanding to a fine grit and then polishing on a buffing wheel with Corian polish, buffing compound or Hut finishing blocks.

Coolibah Burl Turning Blanks

Coolibah Burl Turning Blanks
$15.99

Coolibah burls showcase a deep, rust red color with swirling figure and tight eyes. Coolibah (sometimes spelled coolabah) is a eucalyptus species native to Australia, and is among the hardest woods available. These turning blanks come in a range of sizes for small bowls, tool handles, bottle stoppers and more.Features:Coolibah: Eucaplytus coolabah.Native to Australia.Coolibah is an extremely hard wood, but can be turned nicely with sharp tools.

East Indian Rosewood Turning Blanks

East Indian Rosewood Turning Blanks
$4.99

East Indian Rosewood has graced the curving sides of countless guitars with its rich dark tone and gorgeous striped figure. Its density and stability also make it an excellent candidate for turning, and its high resin content allows you to attain a fine polish. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for bowls, platters, carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock. Turning Blanks come rough sawn to nominal thickness and are coated with wax.Features:Common Uses: Decorative and ornamental items, fine furniture, musical instruments, luthiery, and turnery. Working Characteristics: Fairly difficult to saw and machine. Sharp tools are essential. Turns well.

Ebony Turning Blanks

Ebony Turning Blanks
$7.99

With its deep black tone and high luster, Ebony has been the natural choice for piano keyboards for centuries. Its extreme density makes it a challenge to work, but with patience the results can be stunning. Whether carved or turned, it can be polished to a gleaming, jet black finish, with smooth surfaces reminiscent of polished stone. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for pens, carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock. Turning Blanks come rough sawn to nominal thickness and are coated with wax.Features:Working Properties: Ebony is extremely hard, and the heartwood is difficult to machine with both hand and power tools. Dulls tools quickly. May tear out while planing if grain is irregular.

Figured Maple Woodturning Blank Squares 3'' x 3'' x 12''

Figured Maple Woodturning Blank Squares 3'' x 3'' x 12''
$21.99

Nothing is quite so impressive as the holographic shimmer of figured Maple under a fresh coat of finish. These turning blanks are hand sorted for the best figured grain. Approximate dimensions listed. Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.Features:Tree: May reach a height of 70 to 120 feet, with a 24 to 36 inch diameter trunk.Sapwood Color: White with a reddish cast, sometimes with darker bands of heartwood.Heartwood Color: Uniformly pale reddish brown or light tan.Grain: Curly grain with variable spacing from tight fiddleback to wavy. Sometimes exhibits bird's eye, maple burl, blister, leaf and occasional spalting.Texture: Very fine and even.Working properties: Figured grain has a tendency to tear out. Tools must be kept very sharp. Reduced cutting angles can help.Strength Properties: Very high bending strength. Resistance to compression parallel to the grain is high. Hardness is rated as medium. It is heavy, and resists denting and marring. Hard Maple can be up to 25 percent harder than Soft Maple.

Hormigo Turning Stock

Hormigo Turning Stock
$7.99

Harvested from the forests of Guatemala, Hormigo wood is often used in the construction of musical instruments such as the marimba. The main color of the wood is a warm reddish-orange with grain patterns varying from banding to curly flame accents. A beautiful, dense wood to turn with sharp tools to produce the best results. Blanks are approx. 24"L x 1-1/2" square.

Inlace Acrylester ''Inferno'' Handle Blank

Inlace Acrylester ''Inferno'' Handle Blank
$15.99

The generous dimensions of these shimmering irridescent blanks make them ideal for our Ice Cream Scoop Hardware Kits (sold separately), and our Pizza Cutter Blade Kits (sold separately). They also make great tool handles and turning stock for other projects wider than a pen blank.

Inlace Acrylester ''Molten Metal'' Handle Blank

Inlace Acrylester ''Molten Metal'' Handle Blank
$15.79

The generous dimensions of these shimmering irridescent blanks make them ideal for our Ice Cream Scoop Hardware Kits (sold separately), and our Pizza Cutter Blade Kits (sold separately). They also make great tool handles and turning stock for other projects wider than a pen blank.

Myrtle Turning Blanks

Myrtle Turning Blanks
$6.49

Bowl turners love working with Myrtle because it's a strong, dense wood that has a wide spectrum of colors and figures! This Myrtle Bowl Blank is the perfect start to your next turning project.Features:Tree grows up to 120 feet highHardwood holds a finish wellOften used in creating gunstocks, turning blanks, and musical instrument billets

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