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Osage Orange
Maclura pomifera

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Osage Orange
Origin
Oklahoma and Texas

Alternative Name
Bowwood

Characteristics
Golden-yellow heartwood, high luster, very resilient

Common Uses
Bows, turning, musical instruments, posts and stakes

Interesting Facts
Before barbed wire came along, osage was used as fencing. When planted in tight rows, the branches would interweave tightly enough to contain livestock.

Availability
Stock may vary - please call or email to confirm availability

4/4   4/4 QS   Pen Blanks  
5/4   5/4 QS   Turning Blanks
6/4   8/4 QS   Offcuts  
8/4       Live Edge Slabs  
10/4       Burls  
12/4       Plywood  
16/4       Thins  



Inspiration
Projects made with Osage Orange
Have you made something with this wood? Please send us an email with a photo!


Osage Orange
Greg Bennett

Osage Orange
Alberto Botelho

 

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