Yew - Knife Scales - 1622-16-8 -KNSP




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End matched set of knife scales, suitable for forming a knife handle either side of the tang. This wood chosen for its colour and figure. Serviceable as bare wood but better kept oiled to show the grain and figure. Other sets cut from the same piece of wood are listed, those that are close consecutive numbers (either side) and have the same grade may be similar in colour and pattern.

Packet / Piece No: 1622 / 16 / 8

Species Code: TXBAC
Species name: Taxus baccata
Name: Yew
Epithets: Latin taxus “yew, yew-tree”, loanword of Scythian origin.
Green /Air Dry / Kiln: KD
Rough Sawn / Dressed: D4S
Type: Knife Scales
Exotic / Indigenous: Exotic
Origin: Europe, grown in Aotearoa - NZ
Durability: High Durability
Hardwood / Softwood: Softwood
Suitable for Outdoor Use: Exposed
Hardness: Moderate to Hard
Strength: Strong
Colour: Orange Brown to Darker Purple Reds

Thickness (mm) x 2 pieces @: 9
Width (mm) x 2 pieces @: 41
Length (mm) x 2 pieces @: 160

Grade: KNSP
Grade Name: Knife Scales Pattern
Density (Kg/m3): 750
Vol (m3): 0.00012
Weight (g): 88.5

SKU: 1622-16-8 TAG: Exotic

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