exotic hardwoods Archives - West Wind Hardwood

Australian Woods Coming August/September

We have been anticipating another order of Australian wood for some time. Finally, we have our order placed and it will be arriving in 2-3 months.

DescriptionTotal OrderedPrice Per
ASSTD KNIFE BLANKS100 PIECES$30
ASSTD PEN BLANKS100 PIECES$9
ASSORTED BLOCKS41 PIECES$42
ASSORTED TURNING DISCS14 PIECES$50
BROWN GOLDFIELD BURLS121.2 KGS$17 /kg
RED GOLDFEILDS BURL174.1 KGS$17 /kg
GIMLET BOARDS2 PIECES$120.00 (SM) $150.00 (LG)
SMALL GIMLET BOARDS2 PIECES$50
GREEN STONE MALLEE BOARDS2 PIECES$140.00 (SM) $160.00 (LG)
GRASS TREE STUMPS15 PIECES$30
LARGE FAT BANKSIA NUTS174.1 KGS$40 /lb
SELECT MEDIUM BANKSIA NUTS145 KGS$35 /lb
MEDIUM BANKSIA NUTS110 KGS$27 /lb

Photos and more information will be available as it comes to us. We welcome you to pre-order as early as possible, as we suspect the limited stock will go fast! Contact us to do so.

A Tale of Ebony

A Tale of Ebony

This story begins in 1945 with a seizure of ‘contraband’ by Canada Customs.  Not sure when the timbers were actually cut but once seized, used and abused – apparently left outside at times – they eventually found a home with Roch of Salt Spring Island.  Some years ago, he’d heard that 350+ billets were available; ranging in weight from 60-180 pounds each. He told us that many of the billets were quarter logs, which if you put the tree back together would have been 24-30” in diameter at the base; completely unheard of today.

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Live Edge Slabs and Exotics

Some new and interesting woods came in this week.

 

loading claro slab

Loading up one amazing looking Claro Walnut Slab!