Chakte Viga Pen Blanks

Chakte Viga Pen Blanks

$4.00 ea.

1-4 $4.00 ea.
5+ $3.60 ea. (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details

Chakte Viga 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 Chakte Viga?

Nice orange color that deepens with age and exposure. Moderately hard but a joy to work despite a slight odor when working. Similar to Birch in hardness, workability, and texture.

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

About Chakte Viga (Caesalpinia platyloba)

Weight

5.41

lbs /Bd. Ft.
51.12% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2750

Janka Rating
113.18% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.82

Specific Gravity
28.12% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

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

Nice orange color that deepens with age and exposure. Moderately hard but a joy to work despite a slight odor when working. Similar to Birch in hardness, workability, and texture.

color of Chakte Viga
Color Range
Bright orange to deep russett
other names for Chakte Viga
Other Names
Paela, Fernambuco, Orangeheart, Orange Heart
uses for Chakte Viga
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, inlay, cutting boards, flooring, turnings, small parts, knife handles, segmented turnings, picture frames
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