• Lati Pen Blank LATI Cormark
  • Lati Pen Blank LATI Cormark

Lati Pen Blank

SKU #110823
MFR #WSS-LATIPBLK

Lati is sometimes called white wenge because of the similarity of its grain patterns to wenge (Millettia laurentii)—particularly on flatsawn surfaces. In both cases, this is due to very wide bands of parenchyma throughout the wood. The pale yellowish color tends to darken to a more golden yellow over time.  Generally easy to work with hand and machine t…

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Lati.
  • Latin: Amphimas pterocarpoides.
  • Origin: Central and West Africa.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-3/4” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Lati is sometimes called white wenge because of the similarity of its grain patterns to wenge (Millettia laurentii)—particularly on flatsawn surfaces. In both cases, this is due to very wide bands of parenchyma throughout the wood. The pale yellowish color tends to darken to a more golden yellow over time.  Generally easy to work with hand and machine tools, though the wood has higher-than-average cutting resistance (as well as good wear resistance). Moderate blunting effect on cutting edges. Glues and finishes well.

Specs

Wood Type Tropical hardwood.
Texture Uniformly coarse texture. Low natural luster.
Grain Pattern Grain is straight.
Health Risks Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with lati.
Color Heartwood is a light yellowish brown. Yellowish sapwood isn’t always defined from heartwood.

 

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

  • Weight: .5 lbs
  • Dimensions: 9 × 11 × 1.5 in