Bloodwood Pen Blanks

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Bloodwood Pen Blanks

$2.00 ea.

1-4 $2.00 ea.
5+ $1.80 ea. (10% off)
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Bloodwood 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 Bloodwood?

Extraordinarily hard, dense, and tight grained. Bloodwood often holds a lot of tension in the wood, making it unstable and prone to twist or cup. It's best used in small pieces. However, woodworkers like the way it finishes and polishes, and the vivid color is always eye catching.

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

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About Bloodwood (Brosimum paraense)

Weight

4.5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
25.70% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2900

Janka Rating
124.81% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.69

Specific Gravity
7.81% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 8/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Bloodwood tree grows
Bloodwood is an exotic wood from Latin America

Extraordinarily hard, dense, and tight grained. Bloodwood often holds a lot of tension in the wood, making it unstable and prone to twist or cup. It's best used in small pieces. However, woodworkers like the way it finishes and polishes, and the vivid color is always eye catching.

color of Bloodwood
Color Range
Rich strawberry red to light pink or yellowish red; sometimes with golden yellow stripes.
other names for Bloodwood
Other Names
Satine, Amapa rana, Pau rainha, Falso pao brasil, Conduru, Satinwood, Muirapiranga, Satine rouge, Satine rubane, Siton paya, Satijnhout, Doekaliballi, Satinholz, Ferolia, Legno satino, Palo de oro, Bloodwood
uses for Bloodwood
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, jewelry boxes, inlays, small parts, accessories

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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5.0
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2 Total Reviews
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May 24, 2018
5 out of 5
happy customer
Review by  josh kirk from salisbury, nc 28146
I was extreme happy with my order and all the help from Cameron. also wasn't sure how to say some of the wood I was looking for. not only were they nice enough to explain but also knowledgeable enough to tell me how it would turn out and all the up's and down's about the wood. also made a couple of suggestions about some other woods for the project I was commissioned to do.
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January 12, 2012
5 out of 5
excellent
Review by  Russ Callick from Escalon, Calif us
It came in quality packing and appears to be of top quality material.
Recommended
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