• Snakewood Pen Blank West Penn Hardwoods,inc
  • Snakewood Pen Blank West Penn Hardwoods,inc
  • Snakewood Pen Blank West Penn Hardwoods,inc

Snakewood Pen Blank

SKU #110740
MFR #WSS-Snakewood-PB

Snakewood is the most expensive woods in the world. It only grows along the coastal area in northern South America. The tree is very small and has a high waste factor when cutting. It is dark reddish brown with darker brown to black patches, distinguished by a unique snakeskin grain pattern. Figure is often only visible on one or two sides of a piece. Snakew…

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$17.99

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Snakewood
  • Latin: Brosimum Guianense.
  • Origin: Coastal Northern South America.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-3/4” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Snakewood is the most expensive woods in the world. It only grows along the coastal area in northern South America. The tree is very small and has a high waste factor when cutting. It is dark reddish brown with darker brown to black patches, distinguished by a unique snakeskin grain pattern. Figure is often only visible on one or two sides of a piece. Snakewood is very heavy and dense and is very brittle. It does turn very well and finishes with a high sheen.

Specs

Wood Type Exotic hardwood
Texture Fine even texture, high luster
Grain Pattern Straight, distinguished by light to heavy snakeskin pattern
Health Risks Uncommon
Color Deep reddish brown with darker contrasting brown or black patches

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

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