This wood is also known as. Bulnesia arborea, Bulnesia sarmientoi, or verawood. It is extremely purposeful for building parts for hydro projects, ball bearings, bushings, pulley wheels, turbine parts, and custom woodworking projects such as tool handles, bossing mallets, knife handles, game calls, reel seats, boxmaking etc. Lignum Vitae is an exceptional wood for turning on lathe, and finishes very well.
Condition is air dried and waxed. Additional information on Argentine Lignum Vitae lumber. Heartwood color can range from a pale yellowish olive, to a deeper forest green or dark brown to almost black. The color tends to darken with age, especially upon exposure to light.Pale yellow sapwood is clearly demarcated from heartwood. Quartersawn grain has a unique feathered pattern when viewed up close. Bulnesia sarmientoi is reported to be very durable for outdoor use and is said to last almost indefinitely in direct ground contact. This wood is also resistant to insect attacks. The item "3 Lignum Vitae Argentine Verawood Turning Blanks 3x3x12 Tool Handles Mallets" is in sale since Sunday, April 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Crafts\Home Arts & Crafts\Woodworking\Wood & Project Materials\Turning Blanks". The seller is "globalwoods" and is located in East Amherst, New York.
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