Spalted Tamarind

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Spalted Tamarind

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3 lbs. 12-1/16″ x 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″
Tamarandus indica has been planted throughout many countries in the World for its fruit which is popular in jams, juices, candies and drinks.  Growing to a height of 60 ft. with trunk diameters of up to 2 ft. this hardwood has a small area of heartwood that is bold red with contrasting creamy white sapwood.  Our spalted stock is hand selected for only the finest color & figure!  Pin and bug holes are common. All spalted areas have the potential of being soft.  We recommend CA glue to stabilize these sections.  Tamarind is originally from Africa but has been planted Worldwide.  Our stock was grown in Laos.

These blanks have air dried for 2 years and are completely wax sealed.  Most are completely dry but a few of them may have a little bit of residual moisture.  Pin holes are present in ALL of the blanks and add unique color contrast.  There may be an occasional small check. Some of the longer turning squares may have a slight bow up to 1/8”. Each piece is very unique.
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