Griffin Exotic Wood

Exotic PEN BLANKS


June/July 2022: MASSIVE SALE after 20 years of gathering these high quality pieces---ending soon!   

NOTE: If any clearance items go out stock check back in a few days, we may be able to cut more and will add them to inventory.

  If an item is removed below it means we don't have any more of those.

NEW, 6/17/22---just added dark bog oak and figured maple (GG+) with a discount!

Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4 square
Price: $10.00
Good quality,these are gallery grade minus

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3/4 square

Wood type:  click on wood type to see if
other grades/sizes are available  (some cases)
botanical name: Place of origin (typical) Price each:

Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia melanoxylon Africa
African Blackwood blank 7/8 x 7/8 x 5-6 inches

Price: $4.00 each
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olea hochstettleri South Africa
Price: $3.80, CLEARANCE: 60% off until gone,
 $1.52 each
11/16 square, usually has about 1/2 sapwood

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afzelia xylocarpa Laos
Afzelia Burl pen gg MINUS grade, 3/4 inch square
Price: $9.50
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Afzelia Burl pen gg grade, 3/4 inch square
Price: $16.00
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pterocarpus indicus Southeast Asia
Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4 square
Price: $18.00 
High quality, these are gallery grade, very good figure/color

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Amboyna Burl pen blank, 3/4 square
Price: $32.00
High quality, these are gallery grade PLUS
Some of the best we have had. Compare at over $35

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bulnesia sarmentoi Argentina
Cannot be shipped outside USA
 5/8 x 5/8 x 5-6 inch
Pen Blank

Price: $2.60  CLEARANCE: 50% off until gone
$1.30 each

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3/4 square by 5-6 inch
 Pen blank
Price: $3.00

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myroxylon balsamum Peru
Balsamo Pen blank, 3/4 inch square
Price: $3.00
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borassus flabellifer Southeast Asia
Price: $3.00  40% off CLEARANCE, $1.80 each
 3/4
square
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Black & White Ebony

 

disopryros embryopteris Laos

Price: $3.00, 5/8 x 5/8 x 5.25 (photo--click here) sent waxed, but dry

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Price: $6.00  20% off,   $4.80 each
 3/4 square x 5-6 inches long
some are sent waxed, but all are dry

very nice quality!
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brosimum paraense Brazil
Bloodwood pen, 3/4 square x 5-6 inches long
(Light to MEDIUM color)
Price: $1.50
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Bloodwood pen (DARK)  3/4 square x 5-6 inches long
limited stock, very hard to get now! add to cart to check stock
Price: $3.50
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Aged 2000 to 5600 years Ukraine

Bog Oak, selected DARK
 3/4 inch square pen blank (photo--click here)
Price: $6.50

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(imported legally many years ago--
no further supply can be brought into USA)

Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia maritima Madagascar
Bois de Rose pen blank, 3/4 square x 5-6 inches long
Price: $8.70, limit 8 per order
Cannot be shipped outside the USA

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Machaerium scleroxylon Bolivia

Price: $2.50  CLEARANCE: 50% off until gone

$1.25 each

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-6 (photo--click here)
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melanorrhea usitata Southeast Asia

Borneo Rosewood 3/4 square pen blank
BEST RED exotic for color!
Price: $4.25

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(Click on the photo above to see all sizes)

buxus sempervirens Great Britain/
Turkey/France/
Boxwood 3/4 pen blank
Price: $8.60
good color, no gray/green

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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia nigra Brazil
Brazilian Rosewood pen blank, 5/8 square
color: medium to dark Heartwood that comes from high grade lumber, limited supply
Price: $20.00
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Cannot be shipped outside USA



Aesculus californica USA, California
Buckeye Burl pen blank, 3/4 x 5-6
Gallery grade/dried/ NOT stabilized
Price: $3.50 New
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia lanceolata
click here for photo
Thailand, Southeast Asia region
Burma blackwood pen blanks, interesting color and grain!
Price: $3.50, 3/4 square
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Centrolobium paraense Central & South America
Canarywood pen blank
Price: $1.80  CLEARANCE: 40% off, $1.08 each until gone!
 3/4 square

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Caeselpina platyloba Brazil
Chakte-viga Pen Blank 3/4 inch square
Price: $2.00, 3/4 square
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Chechen

 

metopium brownei Mexico
Chechen pen
Price: $1.00,  50% off, CLEARANCE: .50 each  3/4 square
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Click this pic to see samples

 

olneya tesota Arizona, USA

Desert Ironwood pen SELECT grade (with lines)
Price: $3.90 , 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 inches (sample pic)
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Desert Ironwood pen SELECT PLUS grade, (with lines and grain movement)
Price: $5.50 , 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 inches  (sample pic)
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Desert Ironwood pen Contrast grade, (with very wavy lines and/or some figure)
Price: $7.50, 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 inches  (sample pic)
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CLEARANCE ITEM

diospyros spp. Cameroon or India (no longer can be imported from Gabon)
Ebony pen blank, 3/4 square
A PLUS grade
Price: $5.50
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Ebony pen blank, 3/4 square
AA grade (blackest you can get!)
Price: $8.80
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(Thai Rosewood)

Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia
cochinchinensis
Thailand
Price: $7.00
3/4 square

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ilex opaca United States of America 
Price: $5.00 primo grade, 3/4 x 5-6 inches
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Price: $2.00 2nds 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 -6 inches
seconds for small off color areas (60% off)
  
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia cearencis Q
Price: $5.50,  3/4 square
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Koa with curl figure
acacia koa Hawaii, USA
Curly Koa pen blank, GG

3/4 x 3/4 x 5 to 5.75 inches long
Price: $10.50
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combretum schumannii Africa

Price: $3.50, 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

Guaiacum spp. Mexico, Central or South America
Cannot be shipped outside USA
Lignum Vitae pen blank, A grade
Price: $3.00, 11/16 to 3/4 square
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Lignum Vitae pen blank, AA grade
Price: $4.00 , 11/16 to 3/4 square
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Lignum Vitae pen blank, mixed sapwood and heartwood for exciting contrast!
Price: $3.00 , 11/16 to 3/4 square
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acer macrophyllum USA-Pacific Northwest
Maple Burl
Price: $4.50, 3/4 square
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betula pendula Finland Click HERE to see available pieces
diopyros mun Laos
Mun Ebony pen blank
Price: $5.50, 3/4 square
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Olivewood BETHLEHEM
&
more-- click photo
Olea Europa Bethlehem, Israel
Certificate available, select during checkout
Bethlehem Olivewood 3/4 x 5-5.25 pen blank
Higher contrast pieces

Price: $4.50
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Bethlehem Olivewood 3/4 x 5-5.25 pen blank
Figured pieces, mostly curly grain

Price: $9.00
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swartzia fistuloides Tanzania

Pau Rosa pen blank 3/4 inch
Price: $2.10
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

casaelpina echinata Brazil (no longer imported)
Cannot ship outside USA

Pernambuco pen blank , 3/4 square
Max of 3 pieces per order, rare!
Price: $7.00
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aspidosperma peroba South America
Peroba rosa
3/4 square
Price: $3.50 

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berchemia zeyheri  South Africa
Pink Ivory pen blank, excellent grade, 5/8 square
Excellent grade means it will have areas of off color
Price: $3.90
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Pink Ivory pen blank, Primo grade, 5/8
Price: $7.00
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Pink Ivory pen blank, excellent grade, 3/4
Price: $6.50
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Pink Ivory pen blank, Primo grade, 3/4
Price: $11.00
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high figure rhamnus zeyheri Southern Africa
Pink Ivory pen blank with curl figure!
5/8 square
(in stock occasionally, add to cart to check)
Price: $8.80
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Pink Ivory pen blank with curl figure!
3/4 square
(in stock occasionally, add to cart to check)
Price: $15.00
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no longer imported, old stock only.

aspidosperma desmanthum Brazil
Piquia Marfim 3/4 sq.
Tied for best yellow wood in exotics, ultra fine grain
Price: $5.50 (max. 2 per order)
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Highly figured pyinma
Lagerstroemia spp. Southeast Asia
Highly figured Pyinma pen blank
GG+ grade

Price: $5.50
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entandrophragma cylindricum South America
Price: $7.20 , 3/4 gg grade or better
Cut from TOP grade figured lumber
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Erythroxylon mexicanum Mexico
Price: $1.60 , 3/4 square
temporarily out of stock, we are working to get more.

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borassus flabifeller Southeast Asia
Red Palm pen blank 3/4 x 3/4 x 5.25 , some are 1/16" off in size
Price: $3.00 50% off!  1.50 each , CLEARANCE until gone!
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SHITTIM WOOD
acacia spp. Sinai desert in Israel
Shittim Wood pen blank, 3/4 inch square
Certificate available, check box in shopping cart
Light/medium tan heartwood

Price: $14.50  $12 each for a limited time, sale can be ended at any time!
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NEW! 
PRIMO, very best patterns, limited supply!
piratinera guianensis Suriname
3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.25 inches PRIMO, best patterns, just a few available!
Price: $15.50
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tamarindicus indicus Laos
Price: $3.50 , 3/4 square (photo--click here)
Selected pieces, very good quality
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Spalted Tamarind pen blank, 10 PACK, not selected but good quality
Price:$2.90   50% off! 1.45 each ($14.50 per pack) limited time, 3/4 square (photo--click here)
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Spalted Tamarind pen blank, 40 PACK, not selected but good quality
Price:$2.90   65% off! 1.00 each ($40 per pack) limited time, 3/4 square (photo--click here)
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diospyros crassiflora Cameroon
Striped Ebony pen blank
Price: $1.90 , 50% off, Clearance: .95 each until gone! 3/4 square
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spirostachys africana Tanzania
Price: $2.30 , 3/4 square
Aromatic wood

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tetraclines articulate Morocco
Price: $4.80 (part burl grade), 3/4 square
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Price: $9.00 (good burl grade), 3/4 square
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Price: $9.00 (good burl grade), 3/4 square
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Cannot be shipped outside USA

dalbergia frutescans Brazil
Price: $3.00   $1.80 each, 40% off!, 5/8 x 5/8 x 5-6 inches (photo--click here)
Good color!

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Price: $4.50 , 3/4 x 3/4 x 5-6 inches
Good color!

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Wenge milletia pendula Africa
Wenge pen blank 3/4
Price: $2.00
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Wenge pen blank 7/8
Price: $3.00
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microberlinia brazzavillensis Cameroon
Zebrawood pen
Price: $2.00 , 3/4 square
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Cordia dodecandra Mexico
Ziricote pen blank
Price: $2.00 , 3/4 square (some 11/16)
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Please read this note:  Pen blank  sizes are 5" to 6" long unless noted otherwise. (Most are 3/4" square, check each item)
                                                (click on the photos to see more photos or get more info.) ALL PHOTOS COPYRIGHT Griffin Exotic Wood llc 2021
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*in some complex cases there is an additional charge for labeling for phone orders only.  No charge labeling  for internet orders!
PAD means:  partially air dried. Almost all pen blanks are sold completely dried. No defects unless listed as defective.

Questions: Email us