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Katalox is an exotic wood also referred to as Mexican Ebony. This wood is native to Central America. Katalox Turning Blanks is best, The wood is far superior in strength compared to Hard Maple and Teak. The wood is exceptionally heavy and hard.  Katalox is a very dense exotic wood and hence, it turns and polishes to a high-quality pen blank.

The wood is available in your desired size as turning squares or figured lumbers. This imported tropical wood has a moderate price range. The wood is considered difficult to work because of its high density. But, the wood glues and finishes well. The overall color pattern and wood structure make it an attractive pen blank.

Katalox is a very thick tonewood that is picking up prevalence in the luthier advertise. The heartwood ranges from violet to profound purple which can obscure to close dark with age. Katalox is outstanding to luthiers who are hoping to build quality guitars and is utilized broadly by Martin Guitars for fingerboards and extensions. It is likewise beginning to create acknowledgment for quality backs and sides. Tonality for Katalox is said to mirror customary traits of coal black, alongside brilliant continue.

Exotic Wood Zone offers wide varieties of Katalox Turning Blanks

Wood species Katalox
Scientific name Swartzia spp
Weight 1150 kg/m3
Color Reddish brown to black with purple hue.
Texture Fine even texture. Usually, straight grain pattern may be interlocked or irregular.
Shipping No restrictions
Recommendations Turnings, Guitars, and special wood items.