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Brown Mallee Burl Turning Blank, 1-1/2'' x 1-1/2'' x 6''

Heavily burled wood with tight eyes and swirling grain—a great size for tool handles, bottle stoppers and more!
Item #
36385
Rating:
84% of 100

These blanks are generously cut at 1-1/2'' square—a nice size for turning custom handles for tools, kitchen utensils, bottle stoppers and the like. You can also subdivide them into pen blanks or knife scales. The name ''Brown Mallee'' refers to a variety of Eucalyptus species with rich brown coloring. ''Mallee'' simply indicates that the tree grows in a stunted habit with multiple narrow stems and, very often, multiple burls. For this reason, Brown Mallee is almost always found in burl form. It has dense figure, tight eyes and turns well with sharp tools. As with all burls, care should be taken to fill any voids with CA glue before turning.

(1) Brown Mallee Turning Blank, 1-1/2'' x 1-1/2'' x 6''
More Information
Weight 0.5500
Tech Spec
  • Overall Dimensions: 1-1/2'' x 1-1/2'' x 6''
  • Material: Solid Brown Mallee Burl
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Nice piece of wood made a perfect letter opener handle
May 22, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
My customer really liked the natural hand polished finish on this hardwood.
Good price, good product, usually available.
March 14, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Rocklers the best
Great Burl piece I would reccomend
I used the Burl for the end pieces
I used the Burl for the end piece
I also bought the Paduak from Rockler  What a great piece of wood !!
May 20, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Gorgeous stuff and easy to work....
Gorgeous stuff and easy to work. Great customer service at the store too...
June 7, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
The blank I received had cracks all throughout it. Very pretty wood just poor quality.
August 22, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
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