Divine Italian Olive Lumber
4-30-15 Olive

Oleo Europa, grown throughout many areas of Central Europe, was planted by locals, soldiers, and anyone who has enjoyed eating olives or cooking with olive oil. Native European stock tends to produce larger boules with larger, thicker, and more stable lumber. Ideal for high end cabinets, end tables, and fancy turned articles. European Olive tends to have regular grain patterns (not fiddle back or burl) unlike the orchard trees in the United States. A rare and prized species in exotic lumber. Italy. This is the same species of olive that is sent from the "Holy land" it has just been grown elsewhere. Kiln dried, surfaced on two sides, and ready to use, this beautiful batch of Italian Olive is great for many creative projects! There may be live edges, incursions, or checks that add to the uniqueness & beauty of this material.

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