Up for sale is this Hardwood turning blank. It is Hormigo from Guatemala (Platymiscium spp.) and measures 1.5″ x 1.5″ x 6.0″ . In the Granadillo family. Hormigo can range in color from reddish brown complimented by dark brown/black streaks (Hormigo Negro) to a satiny reddish-orange, similar to that of Bloodwood (Hormigo Rojo). This piece favors the satiny reddish-orange, similar to that of Bloodwood (Hormigo Rojo). Use only sharp tools to cut this one and it finishes beautiful. The figure ranges from straight to wavy. It is hard and heavy, very fine texture. It is the perfect size for a Wood Chisel handle, Bottle Stopper, and more. Design your own and turn it out on your wood lathe, finish anyway you like and have a unique tool that shows who you are and fits and feels just like you want!
I also sell this wood hand turned into chisel handles for either socket or tang type chisels so please check my store for availability.
I try to describe each item as I see them. Some things I know a lot about and some I do not. Please feel free to ask any question you would like before bidding/ buying and I will do my best to answer it.
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