6"x6"x24" Olivewood Wood Spindle Turning Blank

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Product Description

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.
Drying Tips:
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 up to 1/4"
  • Will not contain rot, wane, cracks or pith
  • Totally clear and free from defects
  • Contains at least 90% heartwood