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PIRATINERA GUIANENSIS - SNAKEWOOD.

Snakewood Synonym: Brosimum guianensis.
Family: Moraceae (Mulberry family).
Common name: serpent wood, pirantinier, cacique carey, bois de lettres, snakewood, letterhout, letterwood, sneki udu, leopardwood, schlangenholz, bois serpent, gateado, palo de oro, amourette wood, Bois d' amourette, Muira penima, Tibicusi, speckled wood.

Extremely rare; a small unbuttressed tree (up to 70' high), with diameters from 3" - 20'.
A rare, exotic, tropical hardwood from the Guianas with a snakeskin-like appearance.
This is an extremely hard, dense wood that turns - and polish well.
The wood is very resistant to decay fungi and termites.
For technical specifications visit the 2.fpl.fs.fed.us website.
The snakewood is green to lumber standards and treated with paraffin wax before shipment; the ends are sealed with Anchor Seal to deter checking.
However, some checking and cracking, especially in the center, is not uncommon for Snake wood logs.

Applications: turning, flooring, furniture, jewelry, ornamentals, inlay.
Appearance: plain, striped, highly figured.

Facts:
Bending Strength 14599 - 21599 psi .
Volumetric weight: 1,080 1,420 kg/m .
Radial Shrinkage 6 % .
Tangential Shrinkage 9 %.

Discounts:
0.5 m ( approx. 600 kg = 1,320 lb ) : 05%.
1.0 m (approx. 1,200 kg = 2,640 lb): 10%.
> 2 m (approx. 2,400 kg = 5,280 lb): 15%.

For more information about full container loads (FCL) e mail or call us.
Shipments are from Suriname, South America.



Snakewood


Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Pen I blanks ¾" x ¾" x 5" (undersized) $
Pen II blanks ¾" x ¾" x 5¼" (standard) $ 6.00
Pen III blanks ¾" x ¾" x 6" (oversided) $
Cue I blanks 1½" x 1½" x 15" $
Cue II blanks 1½" x 1½" x 21" $
Knife handle I
(individual priced)
blanks 1" x 1½" x 5" $ 12.50
Knife handle II blanks 1½" x 1½" x 5" $
Knife handle III
(individual priced)
blanks ¾" x 1½" x 5" $
Pistol grip (pair) blanks ½" x 3" x 6" $
Turning I blanks 1" x 1" x 12" $
Turning II blanks 2" x 2" x 12" $
Turning III blanks 2" x 2" x 18" $
Turning IV blanks 2" x 2" x 24" $
Turning V blanks 3" x 8" x 8" $
Turning VI blanks 2" x 6" x 6" $
Turning VII blanks 3" x 3" x (1 - 12") $
Turning VIII blanks 4" x 4" x (1 - 12") $
Turning IX blanks 5" x 5" x (1 - 12") $
Turning IX blanks irregular shape $
Turning X blanks irregular shape $
Log I
(full length)
highly figured 3.2 4.2 diameter
49 length. ± 31 lbs
$ 418.50
Log II
(full length)
highly figured 4 6 diameter
49 length. ± 54 lbs
$ 729.00
Log III
(full length)
highly figured 6.5 7 diameter
52" length ± 92.6 LBS
$ 1,250.10
Log IV
(full length)
highly figured 7 8 diameter
52 length ± 104 LBS
$ 1,404.00
Log V highly figured 3¾ 4¾ diameter
32 length. ± 20.3 lbs
$ 274.05
Log VI highly figured 4½ 4¾ diameter
16 length. ± 14 lbs
$ 189.00
Log VII highly figured 5 diameter; 15 length. ± 15 lbs $ 202.50
Log VIII highly figured 5 diameter; 33 length. ± 29.5 lbs $ 398.25
Log IX highly figured 5¼ 6¼ diameter
18 length. ± 24.75 lbs
$ 334.13
Log X highly figured $



LOGS: diameter 3" - 16", length: 3.0' - 6.0'

The minimum order for Snakewood is $50.00 (S&H included).




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