Leopardwood Pen Blanks

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Leopardwood Pen Blanks

$2.50 ea.

1-4 $2.50 ea.
5+ $2.25 ea. (10% off)
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Leopardwood 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 Leopardwood?

Flaky, speckled figure with dark flecks, varying from a small lacelike pattern to a larger splashy figure. Texture is fairly coarse. Moderately hard. Works easy, except for a tendency to splinter, and takes a very lustrous finish. Quite scarce timber.

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

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About Leopardwood (Roupala montana)

Weight

4.6

lbs /Bd. Ft.
28.49% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2130

Janka Rating
65.12% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.73

Specific Gravity
14.06% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 7/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

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

Flaky, speckled figure with dark flecks, varying from a small lacelike pattern to a larger splashy figure. Texture is fairly coarse. Moderately hard. Works easy, except for a tendency to splinter, and takes a very lustrous finish. Quite scarce timber.

color of Leopardwood
Color Range
Pale pinkish brown to medium brown.
the Leopardwood tree
What's The Tree Like?
Grows up to 150 feet with a trunk diameter of up to 4'.
other names for Leopardwood
Other Names
Leopard, Lacewood, Roupala, Silky Oak
uses for Leopardwood
Some Typical Uses
Boxes, inlay, accessories, fine furniture, veneer, turnery

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October 17, 2011
5 out of 5
Beautiful
Review by  Sean from ,
The pattern is extremely appealing, especially after a lot of sanding, and up to 20 coats of wax or clear coat. I especially liked how darker pen kits made the grain pop more.
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