"The wood was of very high quality, with high figure and nice long pieces. ..." - Malcolm (more)
LATIN: OLEA EUROPAEA ORIGIN: EUROPE, AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST
Olivewood is an exotic wood that is native to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. It has a sentimental and religious significance to several cultures and religions. The wood is hard and strong, and has fantastic working characteristics, making it a favorite for wood turning and carving. What makes this hardwood so unique is the extraordinary grain pattern of each individual piece, as well as the distinctive and inviting fragrance that it gives off. It even becomes darker, richer, and more beautiful in color as it ages! It has long been a favorite for religious, historical, and artistic artifacts. It finishes very smoothly, to a high polish.
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Fine and even
Dust can be an irritant to the eyes, skin, and respiratory system
Tan with black, gray, brown streaks
Exotic Wood Blanks: Below you will find stock sizes of Olivewood exotic wood blanks. To view all of the available sizes of Olivewood please click the "All" link below.
Hand-Pick Exotic Wood Boards: What you see is what you get! Browse our ever-changing selection of Olivewood exotic wood boards and hand-pick the one that suits your needs!