King's Fine Woodworking Inc

Wood Species of the World Collection!

Regular price $99.00

Wood Species of the World Collection!

 

Includes some extremely rare, expensive and hard to get species. 

 

This is a fantastic collectors display set. They are very tactile and fun to play with. You will be amazed by the great weight differences, even though they are all the same size. This collection includes the hardest wood in the world, the densest wood in the world, the lightest and least dense wood in the world and covers species found on four continents. 

 

Some of these will sink in water!

 

This is a 16 piece set of wood blocks from around the world. It includes:

 

1-YELLOWHEART - from Brazil, in

 South America

2-QUEBRACHO - from Argentina, in South America

3-COCOBOLO - from Central America

4-BUBINGA - from Equatorial Africa

5-BOCOTE - from Tropical Central America

6-SURINAM IRONWOOD - from Suriname,  in South America

7-LIGNUM VITAE - from the Caribbean Islands in the Americas

8-AMERICAN BLACK WALNUT - from the Eastern United States

9-ROCK MAPLE - from Canada

10-PHILIPPINE MAHOGANY - from Southeast Asia

11-RED OAK - from Central United States

12-OSAGE ORANGE - from Oklahoma & Texas in the United States

13-AFRICAN PADAUK - from Tropical West Africa

14-PURPLEHEART- from Tropical Central America

15-BALSA WOOD - from Tropical America

16 - REDHEART - from Paraguay in South America

 

It is made of solid 8/4 stock. (2” thick in the rough). Dressed and sanded they are about 1.75” x 1.75” x 1.75”. 

 

They are sanded and finished to 1000 grit. 


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