Pink Ivory remains one of the most elusive, coveted and highly desirable of all the world’s many exotic woods. Despite being indigenous to Southern Africa, the wood is rare throughout its home continent. What isn’t exported abroad is said to be hoarded by rich, hierarchical families throughout Africa, as the wood is considered to be on the same level of value as diamonds and emeralds.
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Our Pink Ivory turning blanks come in range of sizes and are good quality lumber.
The sizes are all rough-guides, but are basically accurate.
If you have very strict size criteria, please just drop us an email to confirm they will meet your expectations.
The photographs are representative of the stock you will receive.
Open pith and defects both sides.
Surface checks in sapwood. End checks and pith one side.
Multi-pack of assorted turning blanks.
Turning Blanks (Rosewood, Satinwood, Af Blackwood, Wild Olive, Pink Ivory, King)
Any woodturners delight…!
Please note: we surfaced one edge on the samples to show how they will look. You won’t necessarily received surfaced blanks.
Max width 8″. Min width 6.5″. Defects one end. Checking at other end.
Max width 8″. Min width 7″. Hairline cracks on one face. Good face has minor end checks one end.
Max width 8″. Min width 6.25″. Large defect one end. Good face has 2 small knots. Defects on reverse face
Defects mostly on one face. Good face has defects near one end
Max width 6.5″. Min width 5″. Couple of small defects. Checking at one end
Widest 8″. Narrowest 4.5″. Small holes sap and heart. Sappy one face. Couple of checks
Max width 9″. Min width 6.5″. Hairline cracks on sappy face. One large defect with hairline crack on good face
Max width 4″. Min width 2.5″. Mostly sap on reverse face