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Ziricote has a very unique appearance, which is sometimes referred to as “spider-webbing” or “landscape” grain figure. Likely to be quite expensive, exceeding the price of rosewoods, and approaching the cost of some types of ebony.

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Marblewood_dk_Lobe4

It´s difficult to work on account of its high density. It´s hard ´n heavy! The high contrast between the golden body and the much darker streaks give it an appearance somewhat similar to natural marble. It’s overall appearance is very similar to Zebrawood, though Marblewood tends to have a finer texture.

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Sneaky Snake

As a rare and small tree, prices for surfaced and milled Snakewood that display the characteristic snakeskin pattern are perhaps the most expensive of any exotic lumber worldwide.
In addition to its colorful figure, Snakewood is also among the densest and hardest of all wood species worldwide. Among woodworkers, it vies with Lignum Vitae as the heaviest wood in the world.

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Walnut_lobe4_D

Walnut has cooperative working characteristics, coupled with its rich brown coloration puts the wood in a class by itself among temperate-zone hardwoods. To cap it off, the wood also has good dimensional stability, shock resistance, and strength properties.

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Bloodwood Lobe 5

Traditionally known by the name Satine, now more commonly called Bloodwood, is commonly used for Carvings, trim, inlays, furniture, guitars, knife handles, and turned objects. Though it poses some challenges in working characteristics, its hardness, strength, and coloration make this a crimson favorite.

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Curly Walnut Lobe 4

Walnut has cooperative working characteristics, coupled with its rich brown coloration puts the wood in a class by itself among temperate-zone hardwoods. To cap it off, the wood also has good dimensional stability, shock resistance, and strength properties.

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