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New - Russian Olive

New - Russian Olive

Russian Olive 12-27-16

Elaegnus angustifloria. Rich two -tone browns with contrasting white sapwood and thin furrowed board on live edge blanks. Eastern European species. The wood is a medium density hardwood with grain patterns similar to Catalpa and colors emulating Butternut. A relatively inexpensive exotic. All of these blanks are freshly cut and wax sealed. We recommend twice turning this material, but if you’d like to wait to work the wood please keep it in a cool location with no wind or sun, checking it every few weeks for small checks or movement. We’ll be happy to talk with you more if you’d like more information about this process. This is all that we have of this high demand species! It works well & is inexpensive – what more could a turner want!?

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