Black Limba Pen Blanks

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Black Limba Pen Blanks

$2.00 ea.

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

Lumber is separated for color and sold as white (without black streaks) or black (with black streaks). The wood is relatively soft and easy to work. Medium coarse texture. Open pores require filling for a smooth surface.

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

About Black Limba (Terminalia superba)

Weight

2.83

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-20.95% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

490

Janka Rating
-62.02% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.45

Specific Gravity
-29.69% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 4/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Black Limba tree grows
Black Limba is an exotic wood from Africa

Lumber is separated for color and sold as white (without black streaks) or black (with black streaks). The wood is relatively soft and easy to work. Medium coarse texture. Open pores require filling for a smooth surface.

color of Black Limba
Color Range
Pale yellow to light brown with black streaks.
the Black Limba tree
What's The Tree Like?
Reaches 150 feet at maturity with trunk diameter up to 96". Boles are straight and clear to about 90 feet.
other names for Black Limba
Other Names
Black Limba, Afara, Ofram, Akom, Korina, White Limba
uses for Black Limba
Some Typical Uses
Musical instruments, furniture, cabinets, interiors.

Customer Ratings & 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. Wasn't sure how 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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August 19, 2016
5 out of 5
Black Limba pen blanks
Review by  Rabbit from Baker City Oregon
These look great haven't used them yet busy on other projects
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