Olivewood Spindle Blank - 1.5 x 1.5 x 12

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Olivewood has fantastic working characteristics, making it a favorite for woodturning. The wood often has extraordinary grain pattern, making each piece quite unique and distinctive.

  • Size: 1.5" x 1.5" x 12"
  • Turns superbly. Makes an excellent wood for turning projects of all types
  • Priced: Per Each
  • $19.95
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  • Weight
    20 oz
  • SKU
    DW-WXPR01-2

Olivewood Spindle Blank - 1.5 x 1.5 x 12

Olivewood is an exotic wood that is native to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The trees are long lived and have a significant commercial value as they produce olives and olive oil. The wood is normally from trimmings, so large pieces are rare. Olivewood has fantastic smell as well as working characteristics, making it a favorite for woodturning and carving alike. The wood often has extraordinary grain pattern, making each piece quite unique and distinctive. Olivewood deepens in color as it ages, making it even more lovely.. Many religious, historical, and artistic articles are made from this beautiful wood.

This spindle blank measure 1.5" x 1.5" x 12".

  • Size: 1.5" x 1.5"
  • Length: 12"
  • Common Name: Olive, Olivewood
  • Scientific Name: Olea spp. (Olea europaea, O. capensis)
  • Color: Heartwood is a cream or yellowish brown, with darker brown or black contrasting streaks
  • Native To: Europe and eastern Africa. but widely planted.
  • Texture: Fine, with straight, interlocked, curly, burly or wild grain
  • Finishes: Turns superbly. Glues and finishes well.
  • Shape: Rectangular
  • Non Stabilized
  • Priced: Per Each
  • Wood Species
    Olivewood
  • Stabilized
    No
  • Color
    Brown
  • Material
    Exotic Wood
  • Blank Length
    12"
  • Blank Width
    1.5"
  • Blank Style
    Wood
  • Blank Shape
    Rectangle
  • Blank Transparency
    Low
  • Manufacturers
    • Manufacturer
      Penn State Industries
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Product questions

  • paula smith
    Sep 6, 2020, 12:48 PM

    Is this for one piece?

    Administrator
    Sep 6, 2020, 03:47 PM

    As the description says:

    Size: 1.5" x 1.5" x 12"
    Turns superbly. Makes an excellent wood for turning projects of all types
    Priced: Per Each
    Yes, the one foot spindle is priced per each (1).

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