Olivewood is known for its unique color patterns and ease of being worked. These pieces are all European olivewood, originating from Italy.
Suitable for inexperienced turners.
Wood is typically tan in color with brown and black streaks.
This species is a medium density and relatively straight-grained.
Clean cuts require sharp tools.
Sands to a high lustre, and is stable when dried. Due to the oily nature of this wood, some care may be required for proper finishing.
This wood should be dried slowly to reduce the chances of small checks occuring.
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
Totally clear and free from defects
Contains at least 90% heartwood
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