Griffin Exotic Wood

Masur Birch (figured)
(betula pendula)

Grading System for Masur Birch:
1A: Some figured areas in the piece
2A: Some very good figure, at least on one side with decent figure on some other areas too
3A: Really Excellent figure on at least a couple of sides and most other areas have some figure.
4A: Incredible figure on at least two sides, good figure elsewhere
4AFine: Incredible figure like 4A, but has some areas of figure that are ultra small, very hard to find.
Note that all wood grading is subjective.  We have graded them a certain way based on the overall quality, and they don't always correspond exactly to the above definitions.   Most people would agree that each higher grade is better than the last grade.


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The cost of this wood has skyrocketed due to demand in other countries. We do have some stock not listed below, email us for more info. Logs are not available. Importing new stock would mean doubling current prices, which is why you don't see this wood around much anymore. If pricing gets more reasonable in the future, we'll have more to offer at that time.
Masur Birch 3A grade pen blanks, 11/16 to 3/4 square by 5 inches or more long
Price: $7.50

Masur Birch 2A grade pen blanks, 11/16 to 3/4 square by 5 inches or more long
Price: $4.50

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