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Black Palm
(borassus flabellifer)
Black Palm and Red Palm are interesting woods which come from the outer hardened area of a type of palm tree.  While the wood is called black or red, it actually has black or red flecks on a light or deep tan background as above.  Sometimes the flecks are very close together and the piece looks almost black or reddish.  It is also possible for the flecks to be further apart.  Because this wood only comes from the outer hardened areas, sizes can never be very large.  The end grain of the wood is also interesting and looks like hammered  leather when used as an inlay.   It is best to dry it in thin or rough turned pieces.  It is fairly lightweight when dry.  In some cases, it is a good idea to reinforce it periodically while working with it by using thin superglue.  Red palm is listed/pictured below.

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Black Palm Pen Blank
Price: $3.00

Black Palm 1 x 1 x 12 inches
Price: $4.00

Black Palm 1 x 1 x 24 inches
Price: $8.00

Black Palm 2 x 2 x 24 inches, air dried
Price: $25.00

Black Palm 2 x 6 x 6 inches Air dried
Large bowl blank for this wood!
Price: $21.00

(cocos nucifera)

Red Palm

Red Palm pen blank 3/4 x 3/4 x 5.25
Price: $3.00

Red Palm 2 x 2 x 12 inches
Price: $12.00

Red Palm 2 x 2 x 24 inches
Price: $24.50



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