These pieces are all river birch. River birch commonly has some reddish brown heartwood, but this particular tree had some exceptionally nice colors with marbled patterns mixed in throughout! Very uncommon to find.
Suitable for intermediate level turners.
Wood has a mix of reddish brown colors with marbled patterns throughout.
This species is moderately hard and straight grained.
Sands to a medium lustre, finishes easily, and is stable when dried.
These pieces will contain at least 75% of the marbled heartwood. Some pieces will contain small amounts of tan colored sapwood.
This wood has a high initial moisture content and will require extended drying times.
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
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