• Thuya Burl Pen Blank 43883 Rockler

Thuya Burl Pen Blank

SKU #110841
MFR #WSS-TPBLK

Thuya is an attractive burl native to Morocco. It has an orange to reddish brown color, which darkens with age. Its burl grain is typically swirled and can vary with respect to the size of knot clusters. Texture is medium to fine, with good natural luster. Thuya has a pronounced cedar scent. As with most burls, care should be taken to avoid tear out when tur…

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Thuya Burl.
  • Latin: Tetraclinis articulata.
  • Origin: Atlas mountain region (primarily Morocco, as well as subpopulations in Malta and southern Spain).
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Thuya is an attractive burl native to Morocco. It has an orange to reddish brown color, which darkens with age. Its burl grain is typically swirled and can vary with respect to the size of knot clusters. Texture is medium to fine, with good natural luster. Thuya has a pronounced cedar scent. As with most burls, care should be taken to avoid tear out when turning Thuya burl. Some voids may require filling with CA glue prior to turning. Sands and finishes nicely.

Specs

Wood Type Exotic hardwood
Texture With a medium to fine texture and good natural luster.
Grain Pattern Burl blocks can vary in frequency and size of knot clusters, but grain is swirled/irregular.
Health Risks Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Thuya has been reported to cause eye and skin irritation. 
Color Generally, an orangish or reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age to a medium to dark reddish brown.

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

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