Black Ironwood has beautiful colour variations ranging from light-brown to dark-brown, with grey-black and yellow streaking.
These wooden pen blanks have a very attractive appearance and are a treat to work with.
Pen blank dimensions: 20mm x 20mm x 125mm
These pen blanks have not been stabilised.
Note: Wood by nature is variable and blanks may vary from those pictured
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|Country of Origin||South Africa|
Black Ironwood - Olea capensis - is a bushy shrub or a small to medium sized tree growing in Southern Africa to a normal height of 10 metres, but occasionally reaching up to 40 metres.
It has dark-brown heartwood and is attractively figured, fine-grained, hard and heavy. Ironwood is a very hard wood and was formerly used in railway sleepers, wagon-making, bridge construction and flooring.
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