Exotic Woods

//Exotic Woods
  • Amazaque circle

    £6.00£8.65
    Yellow to chocolate brown with greyish black stripes. Fairly straight to interlocking grain with moderate course texture. Can be turned to an excellent finish.
  • Brown Ivory circle

    £3.50£7.55
    The wood is a red brown which is faintly pink tinged, occasionally with a blackish streak. The texture is medium to fine and even. It weighs 975Kg/m3 with the SG at 12%. It sands and finishes well. It is a hard timber with an attractive grain but turns well and produces a good finish. Tool must be kept sharp.
  • Bocote square

    £3.60£6.10
    Bocote(Mexican Rosewood) is dark green brown timber with a white sapwood. Easily turned to a very fine finish.
  • Brown Ivory square

    £2.80£4.80
    The wood is a red brown which is faintly pink tinged, occasionally with a blackish streak. The texture is medium to fine and even. It weighs 975Kg/m3 with the SG at 12%. It sands and finishes well. It is a hard timber with an attractive grain but turns well and produces a good finish. Tool must be kept sharp.
  • Bubinga circle

    £3.85£17.65
    A red/brown timber veined with darker red stripes. The wood is dense, with a straight to sometimes interlocking grain which when turned has a fine even texture and polishes to a high finish.
  • Chamfuta circle

    £3.50£7.55
    The light red-brown timber has a good figure oxidizing to a warm darker colour shortly after conversion, age improves appearance. Weight 770kg's/Ms with SG at 12% it is hard but sands and works well and takes a fine polish. An easy timber to turn although tools need to be sharp.
  • Padauk circle

    £6.85£9.15
    Heartwood is a vivid red when freshly cut, toning down to a medium to dark purple-brown on exposure, often with fine black lines. Sapwood is wide and greyish-white. Straight to interlocked grain with course texture. Finishes very well, tends to be dusty.
  • Chamfuta square

    £2.80£21.10
    The light red-brown timber has a good figure oxidizing to a warm darker colour shortly after conversion, age improves appearance. Weight 770kg's/Ms with SG at 12% it is hard but sands and works well and takes a fine polish. An easy timber to turn although tools need to be sharp.
  • Idigbo circle

    £2.80£15.65
    Heartwood is pale yellow-brown. The grain is straight to slightly irregular or interlocked. The texture is medium to fairly coarse and uneven.
  • Leadwood circle

    £16.10£23.80
    A dark brown to sometimes nearly black wood with straight to interlocking grain. Hard and heavy with good working qualities. Turns and finishes well and takes a good polish.
  • Leadwood square

    £9.20£31.70
    A dark brown to sometimes nearly black wood with straight to interlocking grain. Hard and heavy with good working qualities. Turns and finishes well and takes a good polish.
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    Padauk square

    £3.75£7.10
    Heartwood is a vivid red when freshly cut, toning down to a medium to dark purple-brown on exposure, often with fine black lines. Sapwood is wide and greyish-white. Straight to interlocked grain with course texture. Finishes very well, tends to be dusty.
  • Palo Santo Lignum cylinder

    £16.22£21.16
    Cylinders from ParaguayWeight, 1200Kg/m3Greenish brown to brown with a tight and pronounced interlocked grain, very dense, waxy, with self lubricating qualities, hard wearing in almost all the contexts in which lignum vitae has traditionally been used.
  • Panga Panga circle

    £7.55£15.15
    Panga Panga is extraordinary in its rarity as it is only found, in commercially viable quantities, inMozambique. Its dark colours, with rich parenchyma bands brings a touch of the exotic to finished pieces. The heartwood is dark chocolate brown with paler broad bands. At 880kg/m3 the heartwood is extremely durable. It sands and finishes well.
  • Panga panga square

    £4.35£11.75
    Panga Panga is extraordinary in its rarity as it is only found, in commercially viable quantities, inMozambique. Its dark colours, with rich parenchyma bands brings a touch of the exotic to finished pieces. The heartwood is dark chocolate brown with paler broad bands. At 880kg/m3 the heartwood is extremely durable. It sands and finishes well.
  • Ropala Lacewood

    £2.00£4.75
    Deep orange-brown timber with broad medullary rays creating a flame pattern on quarter cut faces or numerous spots on flat sawn surfaces. Hard and heavy with a slightly coarse texture.
  • Tamboti circle

    £6.10£23.80
    The heartwood is light and dark chocolate brown. At 1010kg's/m3 the wood is hard, heavy, durable, close-grained and resistant to termites. When freshly worked it has a distinctive, sweetish smell.It sands and finishes well to a satin lustre. It is used in musical instruments, turning and carving.
  • Wild Mango circle

    £4.95£7.55
    Wild Mango is a stunning deep cream coloured wood with golden undertones that creates its own ambience. The heartwood has a colour yellow brown to nut brown with a subtle but attractive grain pattern. Weighing 800Kg's/m3 the hardwood durable and logs that have been lying on the forest floor for decades produce high quality sawn boards. It sands and finishes well. It is used for turning and carving.
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    Wild Mango square

    £2.80£4.80
    Wild Mango is a stunning deep cream coloured wood with golden undertones that creates its own ambience. The heartwood has a colour yellow brown to nut brown with a subtle but attractive grain pattern. Weighing 800Kg's/m3 the hardwood durable and logs that have been lying on the forest floor for decades produce high quality sawn boards. It sands and finishes well. It is used for turning and carving.
  • Zebrano circle

    £3.15£22.55
    Heartwood is light golden-yellow with streaks and veining being dark brown to almost black. Sapwood is wide and grey-white with darker markings. Interlocked or wavy grain with course texture.
  • Mopane is a very heavy, dense timber. Dark red/brown in colour generally streaked with black. Narrow straw coloured sapwood. Turns well with care and polishes to a lustrous finish.
  • Wenge circle

    £8.45£8.60
    Dark brown colour with fine black veins. The grain is generally straight to slightly interlocked with a course texture. Can be turned satisfactorily to a good finish.
  • Heartwood is light golden-yellow with streaks and veining being dark brown to almost black. Sapwood is wide and grey-white with darker markings. Interlocked or wavy grain with course texture.
  • Dark purple-brown with black streaks, giving an almost black appearance. Generally straight grained with a fine even texture. Finishes exceptionally well.
  • Dark purple-brown with black streaks, giving an almost black appearance. Generally straight grained with a fine even texture. Finishes exceptionally well.
  • Bubinga square

    £5.75£12.95
    A red/brown timber veined with darker red stripes. The wood is dense, with a straight to sometimes interlocking grain which when turned has a fine even texture and polishes to a high finish.
  • Heartwood is pale yellow-brown. The grain is straight to slightly irregular or interlocked. The texture is medium to fairly coarse and uneven.
  • Weight: 1100Kg/m3.One of the first and finest ebonies in common use and probably overused in the past. This stock is taken from new growth logs and is therefore subject to stringent export regulation that, along with the small log sizes somewhat limits the range of sizes that can be offered.
  • Dark brown colour with fine black veins. The grain is generally straight to slightly interlocked with a course texture. Can be turned satisfactorily to a good finish.
  • Bocote circle

    £9.60£16.85
    Bocote (Mexican Rosewood) is dark green brown timber with a white sapwood. Easily turned to a very fine finish.