Pearwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

Pearwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

$9.00 ea.

1-4 $9.00 ea.
5+ $8.10 ea. (10% off)
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Pearwood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

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.

About Pearwood (African) (Baillonella toxisperma)

Weight

4.17

lbs /Bd. Ft.
16.48% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1160

Janka Rating
-10.08% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.8

Specific Gravity
25.00% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Pearwood (African) tree grows
Pearwood (African) is an exotic wood from Africa

Featuring an interlocking, yet straight, grain Pearwood is attractive and uniform. The surface often shows some slight figure or shimmer. The wood is extraordinarily stable and fine textured making it good for both machining and hand operations. However, the silica content in the wood dulls cutters and blades faster than other woods.

color of Pearwood (African)
Color Range
Pale yellow to tan with a slight pinkish tinge. Very evenly colored.
the Pearwood (African) tree
What's The Tree Like?
An enormous tree that grows up to 200 feet tall and free of branches to 100 feet. Can be up to 10 feet in diameter.
other names for Pearwood (African)
Other Names
Njabi, Adza, African pearwood, Dimpampi, Moabi, Pear Wood, Nigerian Pearwood
uses for Pearwood (African)
Some Typical Uses
Cabinetmaking, Carvings, Construction, veneer, Flooring, Furniture, Joinery, Joists, Parquet flooring, Turnery, Veneer, Fine Woodwork

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