Caribbean Rosewood Pen Blanks

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Caribbean Rosewood Pen Blanks

$2.00 ea.

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Caribbean Rosewood Pen Blanks

Turn your own beautiful pens that will make your family and friends smile. Using these hand-sorted pen blanks from Woodworkers Source means you get only the highest quality blanks that are cut square from premium kiln dried lumber.

Why Choose Caribbean Rosewood?
You'll be amazed and wonder if this wood is real - the potpourri of swirls, color, and grain are no small matter and Caribbean Rosewood is beautiful because of it. Make some stout projects because it's hard, heavy and dense. But the wood is easy to finish, and looks downright stunning. 

What Size Is This?
Thickness 3/4" (≈ 3/4" approx)
Width 3/4"
Length 6"
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"
Weight

4.75

lbs /Bd. Ft.
32.68% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2200

Janka Rating
70.54% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.74

Specific Gravity
15.62% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Caribbean Rosewood tree grows

(Metopium browneii)
Caribbean Rosewood grows in Latin America

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color of Caribbean Rosewood
Color Range
Dark reddish brown to golden brown or tan with lots of variation and alternating color.
the Caribbean Rosewood tree
What's The Tree Like?
Medium trees reaching up to 50 feet in height with a diameter of 18-24". Sap is said to be caustic and should be avoided, but the wood is not poisonous
other names for Caribbean Rosewood
Other Names
Black poisonwood, Caribbean Rosewood, Chechem, Chechem negro, Chechen, Poisontree, Rosewood
uses for Caribbean Rosewood
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, flooring, turnery, accessories, musical instruments, small parts, cutting boards, picture frames, jewelry boxes
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5
October 31st, 2016
Verified Buyer
Kenneth
CA
beautiful wood
I can;t wait till I can turn these, unfortunately laid up with hand surgery for 2 or 3 months.
5
March 21st, 2012
JND
Arnold MO USA
Nice grain
This wood have a very distinct grain. Makes for very nice pens with the high contrast of the grain.
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