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Goncalo Alves - Turning Blanks

Goncalo Alves - Turning Blanks

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Scientific name: Astronium graveolens

Common Names: Guaritá, Tigerwood

Heartwood is russet-brown, orange-brown, or reddish-brown to red with narrow to wide irregular stripes of medium to very dark brown.
After exposure it becomes brown, red, or dark reddish-brown with nearly black stripes. Grain variable, straight to roey; texture fine to medium, uniform.
The wood often has a striking figure caused by irregular dark longitudinal bands.

Region: Brazil


  • Turning blanks are cut from premium kiln dried lumber.
  • Sapwood is not considered a defect and may be found in some boards.
  • Due to the nature of wood, no two pieces are alike, and movement, shrinkage or expansion can occur.
  • Pictures are representations.
  • Dimensions may vary +/- ⅛"
  • Wood dust has been known to cause allergic reactions among wood workers, therefore sufficient ventilation, dust extraction equipment, and the use of proper respirators and eye protection is essential.
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