Leopardwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

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4.7
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5 (5)
4 (0)
3 (1)
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1 (0)
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100%
Leopardwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Leopardwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
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 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 18"
Grade Kiln dried, clear
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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Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.7
out of 5
5 (5)
4 (0)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
4.7
out of 5
5 (5)
4 (0)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
6 Total Reviews
  • 1
September 27, 2019
5 out of 5
Leopardwood (Lacewood) turning squares
Review by  Anonymous 
It's what I thought it would be and I'm very pleased with it.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
September 2, 2016
5 out of 5
great
Review by  Anonymous 
Great
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 17, 2013
5 out of 5
Leopardwood Turning Squares
Review by  WWM from Starkville, MS USA
Very nice wood. Texture is better than online images. Descriptions of hardness and use are exactly correct.
Recommended
May 24, 2010
5 out of 5
Leopardwood Turning Square
Review by  David Nix from Midland, TX US
Fantastic spots on these blanks. I can't wait to start turning.
Recommended
May 10, 2010
5 out of 5
couldn't be happier
Review by  tony a from ,
received some wonderful squares today from you. ordered leopard bubinga and zebrawood. all were perfect.
Recommended
April 17, 2009
3 out of 5
Lacewood?
Review by  William G. from Knoxville, TN USA
Sure looks like lacewood to me. I like the looks, but it's not a top turning wood. Keep those tools sharp. It can splinter a bit much. I made some beautiful file handles, and it seems to finish up real nice.
Recommended
6 Total Reviews
  • 1
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