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These are all of the available materials we have to make your order with.  Right now only pens/pencils are available with all selections, but boxes and other larger items can be made with most of these materials.  If you have a request please email me and I will let you know if I can make it.  There are more woods/materials available, depending on what you are looking for I may have to wait for shipping.
NOTE:  EVERY PIECE OF WOOD IS DIFFERENT.  THE GRAIN PATTERNS, COLOR, AND DENSITY CAN VARY FROM EACH BOARD.  EACH BOARD IS HAND SELECTED FOR THE BEST COMBINATION OF GRAIN/COLOR.


I have some new cherry burl being dried out...will be available soon to make out pens/pencils with!!

MATERIALS AVAILABLE NOW :

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Bloodwood.  Bloodwood is a very dark red, rich wood, variations are found in South America and Africa. Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood.  Bloodwood makes beautiful pens, jewelry boxes and other exotic gifts, and holds its deep color for many years to come
Curly Maple - Curly maple is not actually a species, but simply a description of a figure in the grain. Curly maple occurs most often in soft maples, but is also seen in hard maples. The heartwood is typically a light tan to reddish brown color and, of course, features a pronounced grain pattern. The sapwood is usually cream colored with a reddish tint.













                   ~ Curly Maple ~                                                                              ~ Bloodwood ~






Canary.  Heartwood color can vary a fair amount, from a pale yellow-orange to a darker reddish brown, usually with darker streaks throughout. The color tends to darken with agePurpleheart (Peltogyne spp). Central and South America. Medium to hardwood with tight, fairly straight grain and moderate to coarse texture. Bright purple or even brown when cut, it darkens to a deep purplish brown.









      
                            ~ Purpleheart ~                                                                         ~ Canary ~






Zebrawood.  (Microberlinia brazzavillenis) Medium to heavy hardwood with possible coarse to very coarse grain texture depending on how it is cut. Light tan to golden yellow with streaks of dark brown to black.  Found in AfricaBocote.  (Cordia spp.) Spectacular background colors of dark brown to red with multicolored strips that vary from yellow to orange and green to dark brown.











 
                             ~ Bocote ~                                                                       ~Zebrawood ~






Blackwood.  (Dalbergia melanoxylon) Purplish black to dark brown with black streaks. Firm, heavy wood with exceptionally good working qualities.Cocobolo.  Cocobolo (Dalbergia sp) can be seen in a kaleidoscope of different colors, ranging from yellow, orange, red, and shades of brown with streaks of black or purple. The color turns deep orange red with exposure. It is a hard and heavy wood with irregular grain with a medium fine texture. Like most rosewoods, it has natural oils that give it excellent resistance to decay.










  
                    ~ Cocobolo/Rosewood ~                                                       ~ African Blackwood ~






Pink Ivory.  (Berchemia zeyheri) One of the rarest woods in the world, the heartwood varies from light to dark pink and red with lighter shades of cream. Sapwood is light cream to off-white. Difficult to machine, but turns well.  Wood sourced from Southern Africa. Zircote.  Cordia dodecandra. Ziricote is in very limited supply. A rich dark brown color, with irregular thin, wavy black lines, Ziricote is a very hard, fine wood that turns and works well.














       
                                ~ Zircote ~                                                                            ~ Pink Ivory ~






Wenge - Wenge (millettia laurentii) Africa. Very dark brown in color with very close, straight grain and fine black veins. Black Walnut - Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) Canada and USA. Heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Color can have a gray, purple, or reddish cast. Sapwood is nearly white. It has a medium texture, and the grain is usually straight, but it can be irregular. Black walnut can occasionally also be found with figured grain patterns such as: curly, crotch, and burl.






        




                        ~ Black Walnut ~                                                                               ~ Wenge ~





African Sapele - Sapele is a genuine substitute for Mahogany! Our Sapele comes from the Congo Basin, where it is cut and manufactured in a CIB sawmill. CIB adheres to internationally recognized standards for sustainable tropical forest management, and works in accordance with regional criteria as well. CIB is actively pursuing FSC certification. Sapele is widely used in Europe as a substitute for Genuine Mahogany, in particular in the furniture, flooring, door and window industry. Sapele has a very attractive Mahogany color, it is durable, has great working properties. LOCALLY SOURCED IN RI!!     Aromatic Red Cedar.  Aromatic red cedar.   (Juniperus virginiana) is a soft wood with aroma that is a natural repellent to moths and insects. Sapwood is white to cream and is intermixed and contrasts with the salmon to dark red of the heartwood. Expect tight, closed knots throughout the material.














                        
             ~ African Sapele ~                                                                             ~ Aromatic Red Cedar ~





Red Oak.  Red oak (Quercus rubra) is a straight-grained wood with a coarse texture that varies according to rate of growth. Color ranges from light cream, pinkish-red to dark tan or golden brown.   Found in North and Ceneral AmericaPoplar - An inexpensive substitute to oak. Poplar, Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar (Liriodendrum tulipefera) is a medium density hardwood that typically has a straight, uniform grain, with a medium texture. Color varies from a white to cream with an olive cast. Darker streaks of olive brown, olive green, and yellowish brown may be present.















~ Poplar ~                                                                                 ~ Red Oak ~




OTHER MATERIALS:
The following materials are also available to make pens and pencils with.  These materials are not currently in inventory but can be used to make your pens or pencils.  Please allow adequate time for shipping.

Carbon Fiber - This is genuine Carbon Fiber.  With a strength 10 times stronger than steel, your pen will be the most durable pen you have ever had!!Corn Cob - Dried and Stabalized, this is a genuine corn cob.  This will be sure to start a conversation wherever you go!



















 

                      ~ Corn Cob~                                                                                 ~ Carbon Fiber ~

 























                 ~ Stabilized Spalted Maple ~                                       ~ Double Dyed Stabilized Teal & Violet Box Elder ~

























           ~ Mica Pearl Purple Passion Acrylic ~                                 ~ Aquabright Red & Black Acrylic ~

























                     ~ Rose Layer Inlay ~                                                      ~ Indian River Buffalo Horn ~




Laminated Woods include several different types of wood glued together.  The possibilities are limitless.












      ~ Coffee Bean (made from real coffee beans!) ~                  ~ Laminated Wood (Several different chioces) ~






IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A PARTICULAR MATERIAL WHICH IS NOT LISTED HERE, CONTACT US AND WE WILL LET YOU KNOW IF WE CAN ORDER IT FOR YOU!



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