Griffin Exotic Wood

Exotic PEN BLANKS
Why buy from us: Careful professional selection of your blanks and
We let you buy one at a time for the same price as most suppliers 10 packs!*

So far, about 80 wood types available, some that aren't available anywhere else!

SHIPPING Discounts !  click here for details


Check out clearance items below!

Note: Pen blank sizes are 3/4" square and 5" to 6" long unless noted otherwise. (Most are 3/4" with some 5/8 and 7/8) We don't sell sizes under 5/8" unless specifically marked.  Some pieces shrink when drying and could result in sizes being 1/32 of an inch less then noted sizes. Order larger sizes if this is an issue. (like 1x1x12's instead of pen blanks) Email with any ?
(click on the photos below to see more photos or get more information.)


All Pen blanks are dried unless specifically noted below.

In alphabetical order:



Wood type:. botanical name: Place of origin (typical) Price each:

Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia melanoxylon Africa
African Blackwood blank 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 - 5.25 inches

Price: $2.60
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CLEARANCE ITEM

olea hochstettleri South Africa

5/8 x 5/8 x 5-6 inchesPrice: was $2.75, CLEARANCE: $1.10 --60% off until gone!
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Price: $3.80, 3/4
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African Olivewood  (very high curly figure) olea hochstetteri South Africa
Olive pen blank (figured)
Price: $7.50
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afzelia xylocarpa Laos
Afzelia Burl pen gg grade, 3/4 inch square
Price: $14.50
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pterocarpus indicus Southeast Asia
Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4
Price: $10.00
Good quality,these are gallery grade minus

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Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4
Price: $8.25
Good quality,these are ungraded and waxed but dry
This is what some companies sell as 100% burl (we don't)
Sold without selection instructions
range from tg to gg-

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Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4
Price: $17.00
High quality, these are gallery grade, very good figure/color

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Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4
Price: $17.00
High quality, these are gallery grade
and are part figured sapwood for great contrast!

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Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4
Price: $23.00 add to cart to check current stock
High quality, these are gallery grade PLUS
and are part figured sapwood for great contrast!

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Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4
Price: $23.00 add to cart to check current stock
High quality, these are gallery grade PLUS
Compare at over $35

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pterocarpus indicus Southeast Asia
Price: $6.00, 3/4
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CLEARANCE ITEM

bulnesia sarmentoi Argentina
Cannot be shipped outside USA

5/8 Pen blank Price: $1.50

CLEARANCE: $1.10 27% off until gone!
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3/4 Pen blank Price: $2.20
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myroxylon balsamum Peru
Balsamo Pen blank, 3/4 inch square
Price: $3.00
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pterocarpus indicus Southeast Asia
Beeswing Narra pen blank, 3/4 inch square, gallery grade
Price: $6.50--out of stock for now
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borassus flabellifer Southeast Asia
Price: $3.00, 3/4
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Black & White Ebony

 

disopryros embryopteris Laos

Price: $3.00, 5/8 x 5/8 x 5.25 (photo--click here) sent waxed, but dry

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Price: $6.00, 3/4 square
sent waxed, but dry

very nice quality!
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brosimum paraense Brazil
Bloodwood pen, 3/4
(Light to MEDIUM color)
Price: $1.50
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Bloodwood pen (DARK)
limited stock, very hard to get now!
Price: $3.50
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hibiscus elata Carribean islands

Blue Mahoe 3/4 pen blank
RANDOM colors
Price: $3.00

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Blue Mahoe 3/4 pen blank
PRIMO colors (rare)
Price: $7.00

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cordia elaeagnoides Mexico

Bocote 3/4 pen blank
Price: $2.50

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(imported legally many years ago--
no further supply can be brought into USA)

Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia maritima Madagascar
Bois de Rose pen blank, 3/4
Price: $8.70, limit 8 per order
Cannot be shipped outside the USA

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Machaerium scleroxylon Bolivia

Price: $2.50

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-6 (photo--click here)
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dalbergia nigra Brazil
Boxelder Pen blank, 7/8 square
GG Grade, STABILIZED (photo--click here)
Price: $6.50
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(Click on the photo above to see all sizes)
(some have gray/green  lines)

CLEARANCE ITEM

buxus sempervirens Great Britain/
Turkey/France

Boxwood 5/8 pen blank (photo--click here)
Price: $5.00 CLEARANCE: $2.20 - 44% off until gone!
good color

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Boxwood 3/4 pen blank
Price: $8.60
good color, no gray/green

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melanorrhea usitata Southeast Asia
Price: $3.50, 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia nigra Brazil
Brazilian Rosewood pen blank, 5/8
color: medium to dark Heartwood that comes from high grade lumber, limited supply
Price: $20.00>
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

Click pic to see photos

Pinus aristata USA--Colorado
Bristlecone Pine 3/4 x 5-6
Price: $6.00
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New ITEM

Click here to see limited edition colors/others too!
Aesculus californica USA, California
Buckeye Burl pen blank, 3/4 x 5-6
Gallery grade minus with figure and some nice color
Price: $5.50
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Buckeye Burl pen blank, 3/4 x 5-6
Gallery grade/dried/ NOT stabilized
Price: $3.50 New
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia lanceolata
click here for photo
Thailand, Southeast Asia region
Burma blackwood pen blanks, interesting color and grain!
Price: $3.50, 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia olivera Laos
Price: $3.00, 3/4 square
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Centrolobium paraense Central & South America
Canarywood pen blank
Price: $1.80, 3/4 square
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Caeselpina platyloba Brazil
Chakte-viga Pen Blank 3/4 inch square
Price: $2.00, 3/4 square
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Chechen

 

metopium brownei Mexico
Chechen pen
Price: $1.00, 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside the USA
dalbergia retusa Mexico
Cocobolo 3/4 pen blank 
(Mexican Cocobolo)
Price: $3.20, 3/4 square
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Photo of Coffee burl
coffea arabica Bali
Coffee burl pen blank
Some with tiny spalted areas

Price: $6.50 3/4 square
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Coffee burl short pen blank
Some with tiny spalted areas

Price: $4.00 3/4 square & 3-4 inches long
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Click this pic to see samples

 

olneya tesota Arizona, USA

Desert Ironwood pen
Price: $3.00 , 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia latifolia India
Price: $1.50
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CLEARANCE ITEM

diospyros spp. Cameroon or India (no longer can be imported from Gabon)
Ebony pen blank 11/16 to 3/4 square
B grade
Price: $1.50 CLEARANCE: just .75 until gone! 50% off
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Ebony pen blank, 3/4 square
A PLUS grade
Price: $5.50
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Ebony pen blank, 3/4 square
AA grade (blackest you can get!)
Price: $8.80
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(Thai Rosewood)

Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia
cochinchinensis
Thailand
Price: $7.00
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Gmelia arborea (probable) Laos
Gmelia Burl pen blank, 3/4 inch square
very rare burl!

Price: $9.00
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ilex opaca United States of America 
Price: $4.00 primo grade, 3/4 x 5-6 inches
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Price: $1.50 2nds 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 -6 inches
seconds for small off color areas (62% off)

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Memecylon umbellatum
(very rare)
India
Price: $5.50, 3/4 square by 4 7/8 long
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia cearencis Brazil
Price: $5.50, 11/16 to 3/4 square
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Brazilian Kingwood pen blank with part white Sapwood
Price: $5.00, 11/16 to 3/4 square
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Koa with curl figure
acacia koa Hawaii, USA
Curly Koa pen blank, GG

3/4 x 3/4 x 5 to 5.75 inches long
Price: $10.50
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combretum schumannii Africa

Price: $3.50, 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

Guaiacum spp. Mexico, Central or South America
Cannot be shipped outside USA
Lignum Vitae pen blank, A grade
Price: $2.50, 11/16 to 3/4 square
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Lignum Vitae pen blank, AA grade
Price: $3.50 , 11/16 to 3/4 square
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Lignum Vitae pen blank, mixed sapwood and heartwood for exciting contrast!
Price: $2.50 , 11/16 to 3/4 square
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diospyros celebica Phillipines
Price: $3.50, 3/4 square
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acer macrophyllum USA-Pacific Northwest
Maple Burl
Price: $4.50, 3/4 square
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CLEARANCE ITEM

acer macrophyllum Oregon, USA
Figured Maple pen blank (Stabilized Green)
Price: $5.50 3/4 square CLEARANCE: $3.00 - - 55% off until gone!
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Figured Maple pen blank (Stabilized Rust/Red)
Price: $5.50 3/4 square CLEARANCE: $3.00 - - 55% off until gone!
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Maple--Figured
(has fiddleback and/or burl CLEARANCE ITEM
acer macrophyllum Oregon, USA
Figured Maple pen blank (fiddleback GG grade) (photo--click here)
Price: $1.30, 3/4 - 7/8 square x 5-6 inches CLEARANCE: $ .60 - - 53% off until gone!
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betula pendula Finland Click HERE to see available pieces
diopyros mun Laos
Mun Ebony pen blank
Price: $5.50, 3/4 square
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ITALIAN OLIVEWOOD
CLEARANCE ITEM
OLEA EUROPA Italy
Italian Olivewood Jumbo
1 x 1 x 5.25 inches
(photo--click here)
Price: $3.50, CLEARANCE: $ 1.00 - - 70% off until gone!
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CLEARANCE ITEM

maclura tinctoria Argentina
Osage orange pen blank
Price: $1.30, 3/4 square CLEARANCE: $ .80 - - 62% off until gone!
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pterocarpus soyauxii Africa

Padauk pen blank 3/4 inch
Price: $1.20
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swartzia fistuloides Tanzania

Pau Rosa pen blank 3/4 inch
Price: $2.10
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Pau Rosa pen blank 3/4 inch with sapwood
Price: $2.10
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

casaelpina echinata Brazil (no longer imported)
Cannot ship outside USA

Pernambuco pen blank , 3/4 square
Max of 3 pieces per order, rare!
Price: $7.00
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aspidosperma peroba South America
Peroba rosa
3/4 square
Price: $3.50 

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Peroba Rosa
Dyed pink and stabilized

Price: $6.00
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berchemia zeyheri  South Africa
Pink Ivory pen blank, excellent grade, 5/8
Price: $3.90
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Pink Ivory pen blank, Primo grade, 5/8
Price: $6.50
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Pink Ivory pen blank, excellent grade, 3/4
Price: $6.50
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Pink Ivory pen blank, Primo grade, 3/4
Price: $10.50
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Pink Ivory pen blank, Primo grade, 7/8
Price: $14.00
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high figure rhamnus zeyheri Southern Africa
Pink Ivory pen blank with curl figure!
3/4 to 11/16 square
(in stock occasionally)
Price: $8.80
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Pink sandalwood (genuine/ low scent but nice color) ossyris wightiana Nepal
Pink sandalwood pen blank
Price: $5.00
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no longer imported, old stock only.

aspidosperma desmanthum Brazil
Piquia Marfim 3/4 sq.
Price: $5.50 (max. 2 per order)
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Highly figured pyinma
Lagerstroemia spp. Southeast Asia
Highly figured Pyinma pen blank
Price: $1.75 3/4 square
GG- grade

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Highly figured Pyinma pen blank
GG grade

Price: $3.25
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entandrophragma cylindricum South America
Price: $6.75 , 3/4 gg grade
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Erythroxylon mexicanum Mexico
Price: $1.10 , 3/4 square
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borassus flabifeller Southeast Asia
Red Palm pen blank 3/4 x 3/4 x 5.25
Price: $3.00
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(genuine, fragrant)
ossyris wightiana Nepal or Tanzania
3/4 Price: $10.50
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1/2" square
waxed, partially air dried
piratinera guianensis Suriname
Price: $3.50
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5/8"square
waxed, partially air dried
piratinera guianensis Suriname
5/8 inch square
Price: $7.50
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3/4" square
waxed, partially air dried
piratinera guianensis Suriname
3/4 inch square
Price: $11.50
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7/8" square
waxed, partially air dried
piratinera guianensis Suriname
Snakewood pen blank 7/8"
Price: $15.50
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Snakewood (medium fig.) 5/8 sq. min. piratinera guianensis Suriname
Snakewood med. fig. pen
Price: $3.50
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CLEARANCE ITEM

 

tamarindicus indicus Laos
Price: $3.50 , 3/4 square (photo--click here)
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Spalted Tamarind pen blank, 5 or more, each
Price: $2.90 , 3/4 square (photo--click here)
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Price: $1.50 , Seconds for lower figure Clearance : Sale: $.50 until gone! - - 65% off
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diospyros crassiflora Cameroon
Striped Ebony pen blank
Price: $1.90 , 3/4 square
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spirostachys africana Tanzania
Price: $2.30 , 3/4 square
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tetraclines articulate Morocco
Price: $4.80 (part burl grade), 3/4 square
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Price: $9.00 (good burl grade), 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia frutescans Brazil
Price: $3.00 , 5/8 x 5/8 x 5-6 inches (photo--click here)
Good color!

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Price: $4.50 , 3/4 x 3/4 x 5-6 inches
Good color!

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CLEARANCE ITEM

Acrylic pen blank.  Has the 
3 colors of the tundra (blue-sky,
green-grass, and white-snow)

  Click here to see larger photo Canada

Tundra Sky acrylic pen blank 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 (photo--click here)

CLEARANCE: $ 1.20 - - 60% off until gone!
Price: $3.00
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CLEARANCE ITEM

Acrylic pen blank.  Has colors
reminiscent of the glass made in Venice, Italy that has been famous from the 1300's.  Maybe as close as an acrylic can get to the famed genuine Murano glass.

Be sure to click for large photo !! Canada

"Venetian Glass" acrylic pen blank (11/16-3/4 random thickness) (photo--click here)
Price: $4.00

CLEARANCE: $ 1.50 - - 60% off until gone!
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Wenge milletia pendula Africa
Wenge pen blank 3/4
Price: $2.00
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Wenge pen blank 7/8
Price: $3.00
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Taxus brevifolia USA  (Pacific Northwest)
Yew pen blank
Price: $2.50, 3/4 square
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microberlinia brazzavillensis Cameroon
Zebrawood pen
Price: $2.00 , 3/4 square
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Cordia dodecandra Mexico
Ziricote PRIMO pen blank
with Best lines! (limited supply)
Price: $6.00 , 3/4 square
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Please read this note:  Pen blank  sizes are 5/8" square to 3/4" square and 5" to 6" long unless noted otherwise. (Most are 3/4")
                                                (click on the photos to see more photos or get more info.)
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*in some cases there is an additional charge for labeling for phone orders only.  No charge labeling  for internet orders!
PAD means:  partially air dried. Almost all pen blanks are sold completely dried. No defects unless listed as defective.

Questions: Email us