Brown Ivory Spindle Blank 12” x 3” x 3”

Product Code:BRO12X3X3

£13.68 (£11.40 Excl. VAT)

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Brown Ivory (Berchemia Discolor) Spindle Blank 12” x 3” x 3”.

Also known as Ntacha from the local Sena langauge and also known as Birdplum.

Imported from a sustainable source in Mozambique.

Usually a well shaped tree, 7 to 20 m in height, occurring at low altitude open dry woodlands.

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 sandpapers well and takes varnishes and oils well. It is a hard timber with an attractive grain but turns well and produces a good finish. Tool must be kept sharp. Also used for furniture.


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