Mopane is available in large spindles and bowl blanks. It has an outstanding stability and high density, which make it very suitable for table feet, balustrades, Shepard walking sticks, vessels, dishes and decorative fruits.
The African Blackwood is extremely stable, dense and rigid, even in extreme climatic conditions. It is free of porosity and perfectly black after polishing. It is successfully used for billiard cues, walking stick, door knobs and handles, cutlery handles, cross of handguns and hunting rifles, inlays and marquetry work, rosaries and church items, carvings and sculptures, components of musical instruments and wind-orgels, etc.
The sandalwood has a very distinctive darkish brown colour, and a lasting pleasant smell. It is appreciated for its glossy finish after polishing. This wood is used for small furniture, painting and picture frames, knives handles and decorative fruits.
Wild olive is characterised by its dark, strongly marked and tortuous grain. It is an ideal wood for modern and antic carvings, the turning of pen and fountain pens blanks, paper cutters, candlesticks, smoking pipes, coasters for bottle and water jars, jewellery and cigar boxes and grand-father’s clock faces.
Pink ivory offers distinctive shades of red colour that are liked and sought after by turners the world over, the more so as it opens many business opportunities in decoration, jewellery, inlays and marquetry, respectively for the making of pens and fountain pens, luxury holders, walking sticks, golf putters, billiard cues, jewellery boxes, music and cigar boxes, decorative fruits, salad bowls, pepper mills, etc.