Blanks are one piece timber planed smooth. Sizes are 270mm wide 370mm long. Timbers are
Sapele a medium density African Mahogany substitute, attractive but can be challenging to hand plane because of an irregular grain.
Ash- a White timber, moderately easy to work and very attractive, lends itself to colouring effects/
Maple, a dense white wood, works well and takes a high polish.
Cherry, Beautiful mid brown timber, nice to work and generally attractively figured.
Walnut deep brown, reasonable to work, generally attractively figured, polishes up nice.
Blanks listed as special order are machined to order so please be a bit patient, others are exstock, also some of the larger blanks in the carving and modelmaking range may be suitable. Tulipwood- off white with random blocks of green and brown, works easily, often painted.
Agba, ( Brazilian Cedar) very light with a sandy brown colour, good tone finishes well.
Utile An African wood, often sold as Mahogany, the same species and Sapele but superior in quality, nice to work and polishes nicely.