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African Blackwood Turning Square

African Blackwood Turning Square

We will provide you with a high quality turning blank in the dimensions of your choice. This blank has already been kiln dried and is ready to be "turned" into your next great project! We recommend using Honey Bee's Natural Wood Cream for a long lasting and food safe finish.

Please note that some of these pieces could have a small amount of white sap wood on edges. 

We can sometimes accomodate a larger blank than our standard sizes. Please email us for availability and a quote.

Dimensions may vary +/- 1/8" as we often prefer to lightly skip dress the turning blanks to reveal grain & colour. Some blanks may also come with waxed faces and ends.

Courtesy of The Wood Database:

Often completely black, with little or no discernible grain. Occasionally slightly lighter, with a dark brown or purplish hue. The pale yellow sapwood is usually very thin, and is clearly demarcated from the darker heartwood.

Length: 9" - 10"
Size: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
Original price $9.95 - Original price $15.95
Original price
$9.95 - $15.95
Current price $9.95

Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
Bob Smirl (Nanaimo, CA)

Have not used it yet. Looks good.

B Regehr (Windsor, CA)
Fabulous wood

I haven't done much with them yet, but for the couple I've already done, they turned out phenomenally. I would (wood, lol) recommend these. The only complaint I have has nothing to do with the pieces provided, and everything to do with the properties of African Blackwood itself. I needed to use a hacksaw to cut it effectively, and a carbide endmill to carve channels. The wood behaves more like metal than wood when using woodworking tools, but more like wood than metal when using metalworking tools. Just a warning, so if you have the tools to work with it, have fun.

Michael A (Sikeston, US)

I’ve ordered Blackwood twice so far from kjb and have to say not disappointed good stuff!