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A special dark wood found in Tropical West Africa, Zaire, Cameroon, Gabon, and
Tanzania. Boasting a very distinctive look, Wenge ranges from
dark brown to black, with fine black veins and white lines.
The wood is popular in segmented woodturning because of its dimensional stability
and color contrast when mixed with lighter woods, such as Maple. This makes
it especially sought after in the manufacturing of high-end
The exotic wood is prized for wood sculpting, because it cuts easily and has
a beautiful grain and interesting colorations.
With its deep, dark tones and rich grain, Wenge adds significant artistic
appeal to our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.
This beautiful wood is found in Brazil, South America. Bloodwood is sometimes
referred to as satine or cardinal wood, due to its deep, rich blood-red color
with a golden luster and variegated and red stripes..
Bloodwood is a hard, dense, heavy wood with a very fine, even texture and
mostly linear grain. Although this tropical wood can be difficult to work, the
effort is well worth it, as it finishes smoothly and takes on a high polish.
It's most often used in decorative inlay, marquetry work, fancy boxes, and turning.
When mixed with the other woods in our peppermills, it makes a beautiful contrast
This rare and expensive wood adds an exceedingly fine, silken texture to our
Exotic Woods Pepper Mills
Originating from the tropical regions of Central America and South America,
Purpleheart ranges in color from purple to almost dark brown.
This exotic wood is generally straight-grained, sometimes interlocked, with
a fine, even texture. Among its advantages are a substantial hardness and strength.
Purpleheart polishes well with no staining required.
With very diverse applications, the wood is a beneficial addition to your
As its name indicates, Purpleheart adds unusual purple hues, creating a striking
contrast to other woods in our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.
Renowned for its rich medley of colors, ranging from pink to red. Found in the
northwest region of the United States, this heavy wood has a fine, smooth, and
Well-suited for many applications, including turned work, bowls, novelties
and souvenirs, Madrone is also very popular for inlay work. The burl of the
tree, which is often used for furniture work and marquetry, is reported to be
scarce and very expensive.
Madrone is often used in the construction of high-end wood products and adds
rich red hues to our Exotic Wood Pepper Mills.
Among the most beautiful and well-known domestic hardwoods, Walnut is a rich
chocolate brown with a uniform texture. The inherent durability of this domestic
hardwood makes it a popular choice in furniture construction.
Walnut is considered to be one of the finest and widely used woods in the
United States. It's also an excellent choice for carving and lathe work.
Walnut adds a touch of American tradition, as well as rich color and texture,
to our Exotic Woods Pepper Mills.