• Pau Rosa Pen Blank PAU ROSA Cormark
  • Pau Rosa Pen Blank PAU ROSA Cormark

Pau Rosa Pen Blank

SKU #110832
MFR #WSS-PAUROSAPBLK

A hard and heavy wood with a burgundy red to bright orange color. Rather oily with an interlocking grain. Fine to medium texture. Generally easy to work despite its density, though cutting resistance can be high, and the wood tends to burn while being drilled. Planes well despite having interlocked grain (typically only slightly interlocked). Turns, glues, a…

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Pau Rosa.
  • Latin: Bobgunnia fistuloides, B. madagascariensi.
  • Origin: Small clusters within African rainforests.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-3/4” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

A hard and heavy wood with a burgundy red to bright orange color. Rather oily with an interlocking grain. Fine to medium texture. Generally easy to work despite its density, though cutting resistance can be high, and the wood tends to burn while being drilled. Planes well despite having interlocked grain (typically only slightly interlocked). Turns, glues, and finishes well.

Specs

Wood Type Tropical hardwood.
Texture Uniform medium to coarse texture, with a high natural luster.
Grain Pattern Grain tends to be wavy or interlocked.
Health Risks Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Pau Rosa has been reported to cause skin irritation.
Color Heartwood tends to vary in color from a pink or yellow to a darker reddish brown, with darker brown streaks common. White to pale yellow sapwood clearly demarcated from heartwood. Color tends to darken with age.

 

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

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