Recommended for experienced turners.
Wood is typically light pink or tan in color.
This species is moderately hard. Grain can be straight or interlocked.
Cutting requires sharp tools.
Sands to a medium lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried.
American lacewood is actually quartersawn sycamore, cut in a manner which produces striking ray fleck patterns in the wood. The typical pattern can be seen in the quartersawn sample photo shown here.
This wood dries very well and should not require special care.
Green/undried wood - moisture content varies
Fully sealed in wax to prevent degrade
Protective wax seal guaranteed for 30 days Guaranteed defect-free (Full quality standards listed below) All orders fulfilled within 2 business days Shipments fully insured against loss and damage
Surfaces planed to display wood grain
Size varies by less than 1%
Will not contain soft rot, wane, cracks or pith
Solid knots up to 1/4" are allowed
Growth rings will be within 10 degrees of perpendicular
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