SIZES ARE IN INCHES
unless specified otherwise.
Click the photo for the second side.
These Bowl blanks were cut from the same thick board. All are basically the same in figure, color etc. All have been carefully dried over years.
Actual pieces for sale shown, click photo for side 2.
Dried completely and the grades are Piece S: IQ,
and Piece T IQ/IQ2.
French boxwood that can produce this size is not
something we can find. This was from a one time rare log harvested
over 40 years ago.
RARE: this wood is so hard to get it is almost unknown in quality pieces like this for sale, anywhere (search on the net to find out what I'm talking about).
Pieces not shown below or that give an out of stock notice in the shopping cart are sold.
Click the photo for view of side 2.
Lychee with some nice figure.
Took a number of years to dry the lychee, it is very difficult to dry without
causing checks as it is extremely dense. Not that hard to sand though.
Note that dense wood does not necessarily mean
it is hard to sand. Seems to depend on grain structure more than
Missing pieces below, and any that give an out of
stock notice in the cart were previously sold.
Click the photo for another view.
Wonderful dried and figured pieces that
look just like Koa, at a fraction of the price.
These all came from a very large slab. It was part of the outside of a
large tree and every bit of it was figured. Some Australian
blackwood looks more like the photo at the top of this page, but this slab
produced pieces that look so much like koa I cannot tell them apart from Koa,
I cannot guarantee that this isn't really koa that was mis-identified as
Pieces not listed below or that give an out of stock
notice in the shopping cart are Sold
Click photo for side 2
These are dried figured sapele. Figure is higher in some areas then others. Pieces not listed below are sold.
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