• Stab Box Elder Pen Blank Rockler Woodworking & Hdw 41510

Stabilized Box Elder Pen Blank

SKU #110843
MFR #WSS-SBEPBLK

Box elder burl blank turns well.  Sapwood is a pale white, sometimes with a yellow/green hue. The heartwood is a grayish/yellowish brown, frequently with red or pink streaks. The red stain is produced by the tree’s natural defenses when wounded—it is thought that this compound is meant to inhibit the growth of fungus….

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$8.29

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Box Elder.
  • Scientific Name: Acer negundo.
  • Distribution: North America (most commonly in central and eastern United States).
  • Dimensions: Blank measures at least 5-1/4″ X 3/4″ X 3/4″.
  • Stabilizer.  Resin stabilizes the wood, beautifies the grain, and improves turning properties.

Description

Box elder burl blank turns well.  Sapwood is a pale white, sometimes with a yellow/green hue. The heartwood is a grayish/yellowish brown, frequently with red or pink streaks. The red stain is produced by the tree’s natural defenses when wounded—it is thought that this compound is meant to inhibit the growth of fungus.

Specs

Wood Type Domestic hardwood.
Texture Fine even texture.
Grain Pattern Grain is straight.
Health Risks Uncommonly skin irritation, runny nose, and asthma-like respiratory effects.
Color Sapwood is a pale white, sometimes with a yellow/green hue. The heartwood is a grayish/yellowish brown, frequently with red or pink streaks.

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

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