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Blue Box Elder Burl Pen Blank

Item #: 33488
$7.79
Each In Stock

Overview

Create a handsome, natural pen with beautiful figured burl. These blanks are stabilized with resin to ensure smooth turning and can be polished to a gleaming finish. Each blank is sold individually.

  • Blanks measure at least 5-1/4" long and at least 3/4" square.
  • Made with AcryliWood™ high-tech wood stabilization process.
  • Resin stabilizes the wood, beautifies the grain, and improves turning properties.
  • Boxelder (Manitoba Maple) is a hardwood with excellent turning properties.

Tech Spec

Manufacturer Part Number BOXELDER-BLUE
Weight (lbs) 0.1200
Length 5-1/4"
Width 3/4"
Species Boxelder

Reviews

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Turned out to be gorgeous coloring

Shaun Posted February 6, 2015
My son picked this to turn, I tried to talk him out of it as I'm usually not fond of dyed wood. But I'm glad he didn't listen to me, it turned out to be a gorgeous pen. He also tried the Violet and Green versions, Violet was great also, green not so much.

As mentioned by another reviewer, the...

Mary E M from Sugar Land, TX Posted March 29, 2012
As mentioned by another reviewer, the blank didn't have as much variation as the one in the product photo. It also wasn't as dark a blue. It turned out well though and was easy to turn with no problems.

I was very disappointed with the...

Alexander G from Glen Rock, NJ Posted January 30, 2012
I was very disappointed with the blank I received. It had nowhere near the contrast in the representative photo. All of the wood was dyed blue throughout, without any remaining light venation. I assume is depends on the particular piece you get, but for the price it should not be a lottery. Either only sell the pieces that come out well, or sell the poor specimens at a cut rate.

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