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.
Please note: Kiln dried woods may vary in thickness by up to .25".
Kiln dried to 6% moisture content
End grain sealed in wax to maintain moisture content
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
Thickness may occasionaly vary by up to 1/4".
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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