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Northern Maple Spalted Pen Blank

Item #: 36912
$6.99
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Overview

The northern maple spalted pen blank is stabilized with resin to ensure smooth turning and a pen surface that can be polished to a gleaming finish. A top choice for pen turning, the vein-like spalting patterns create beautiful, one-of-a-kind designs in the finished product.



Technical Details

  • Resin-stabilized northern maple spalted pen blank
  • Measures approximately 5-1/2" long x 3/4" square
  • Species may be either red or hard maple from the northern states

Tech Spec

Manufacturer Part Number BL MPL SPALTED
Weight (lbs) 0.3000
Length 5-1/2"
Width 3/4"
Species Maple

What's included:


One northern maple spalted pen blank

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Since these blanks are stabilized, they...

Guest from Cypress, CA Posted September 18, 2008
Since these blanks are stabilized, they drill and turn as easily as any non-punky hardwood would. Also, the stabilization process would presumably reduce the number of loose fungal spores in the wood, so nuisance dust is less of a nuisance. (You should definitely wear a dust mask anyway - pneumonia and bark-strippers disease are linked to overexposure to rotted wood.) Since the wood often has a grayish color, I'll usually pick out satin nickel hardware, but chrome and gold look great as well.

Great blank. Makes a very nice...

Ted G from Largo, FL Posted May 21, 2008
Great blank. Makes a very nice pen.

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