INCLUDES 1 WOOD BLANK (several blanks are shown to indicate the range of color/grain to expect). Argentine Lignum Vitae (or Vera) is a high quality timber that is native to South America, growing around the borders of Argentina, Bolivia & Paraguay. This wood is highly fragrant, in fact, its oil of Guaiac (or guayacol) is used as an ingredient in perfumes. This oil is also appreciated for skin healing attributes and the healing of stomach problems. The wood turns to an absolute color reflective finish that is incredibly smooth. This wood has air dried for 1 year and contains residual moisture.