• Red Mallee Burl Pen Blank 58881 Rockler

Red Mallee Burl Pen Blank

SKU #454209
MFR #58881

Red Mallee hails from Australia, where it grows in a stunted habit with multiple narrow stems and, very often, multiple burls. For this reason, Red Mallee is almost always sold as burl. The heartwood can vary in color from pinkish orange to deep red, while the sapwood is a lighter straw color, sometimes tending toward gray. Note: Red Mallee Burl will have so…

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Red Mallee Burl.
  • Latin: Eucalyptus oleosa and E. socialis.
  • Origin: Australia.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Red Mallee hails from Australia, where it grows in a stunted habit with multiple narrow stems and, very often, multiple burls. For this reason, Red Mallee is almost always sold as burl. The heartwood can vary in color from pinkish orange to deep red, while the sapwood is a lighter straw color, sometimes tending toward gray. Note: Red Mallee Burl will have some cracks and voids that will need to be filled with CA glue before turning. Though it adds a bit of work, the result is worth it—a pen turning with real depth and character.

Specs

Wood Type Exotic hardwood
Texture No data available.
Grain Pattern No data available.
Health Risks Uncommon
Color Heartwood ranges from pink to orangish red. Pale yellow to gray sapwood is sharply demarcated from heartwood

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

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