Exotic Wood Blanks 1” x 1” x 12”
One of the most popular size blanks for turning small projects. The 1” x 1” x 12” blank allows you to turn pens, small tool handles, project spindles and many others with very little waste. It is also the perfect size for cutting boards, inlay and chop sticks. Many species are available in this size, but we have sourced the most popular at a special value.
Due to international shipping restrictions, we can only ship this product in the United States.
Bocote (Cordia spp.) A very eye catching species with zebra like contrasts and very bold figuring. It has a yellowish brown body with more dramatic brown to almost black stripes. Native to Mexico and Central/South America
Cocobolo (Dalberga retusa) is one of the most sought after species for turners. Cocobolo’s colors range from yellow, orange, red, and shades of brown with streaks of black or purple. Sapwood is typically a very pale yellow.
Ebony (Diospyros crassiflora) Native is West Africa, Ebony is one of the most prized exotics for woodworkers and turners. The heartwood is black with very little variation. It has a very find and even texture and turns and polishes to a high gloss.
Purpleheart (Peltogyne spp) is prized for the beautiful heartwood which is a rich purple color. A dense wood that is perfect for every project from musical instruments to turning, box making to furniture. Native to South America.
Brazilian Ebony (Swartzia tomentosa) is a hard and heavy wood with a straight grain. It gets the name ebony for its (nearly) black color, but a distinct grain pattern is still easily seen with the naked eye.
Redheart (Erythroxylum spp.) also known as Chakte Kok, native to Mexico and Brazil. It is aptly named for its very bright colors that vary from light orange/pink to a darker reddish-brown.
Tigre Caspi (Zygia cataractae) Irregular brown and black streaks with heartwood that is yellow to orangish brown. Native to Central and South America.
Katalox (Swartzia cubensis) also known as Royal Mexican Ebony due to its great density. Actually, more dense than true ebonies. Perfect for heavy use projects and mallet glue-ups. Native to Central America.
Ziricote (Cordia dodecandra) Native to Central America and Mexico. Colors range from medium to dark brown with green and purple hues.
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WARNING: Wood Dust created by Drilling, sawing, sanding or machining wood products can expose you to wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection.