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African Blackwood Turning Wood Blank

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Wood Specification

Wood Name African Blackwood, mpingo (Swahili), Grenadilla
Botanical Name Dalbergia Melanoxylon
Length Available in 12 to 25 inches
Width Available in 1-1/4 to 1-5/8 inches
Thickness Available in 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 inches
Dried Yes, Air Dried
Moisture Content 9%
Shipping Restrictions No
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  • Grain : Grain is typically straight; fine, even texture and good natural luster.
  • Color : Often completely black, with little or no discernible grain. Occasionally slightly lighter, with a dark brown or purplish hue.
  • Strength & Durability : African Blackwood is a highly prized wood due to its exceptional strength and durability. Its high hardness ratings, extreme density, and natural oils contribute to its resistance to decay, moisture, and insect attacks, making it ideal for high-performance applications.
  • Common Uses : Turning blanks are utilized by woodworkers to craft a diverse array of objects including vases, handles, spindles, bottle stoppers, pepper mills, pens, tool handles, knobs, pulls, and decorative ornaments.

Note: This piece is a sample picture. You will get a similar piece.

Are these sizes true sizes?

Yes, these sizes are True. The Measurements that you see are what you will be getting. For example, if it says 2" x 2" x 12” then that's the exact size you will be getting. However, If you ask, it will be planned or jointed. Then the answer is no. It will be rough sawn cut sizes.

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