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THE WOODTURNERS KAURI GALLERY AND

 WORKING  STUDIO

Dargaville, Kauri Coast, Northland, New Zealand

home of Rick Taylor, Master Woodturner

 4 Murdoch Street on S.H.12 Dargaville Kauri Coast Northland New Zealand.
Phone: 00 64 9 439 4975

cellphone 0274 489 652

Email: kauri4u@xtra.co.nz Site: www.thewoodturnersstudio.co.nz
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PEN BLANKS BOTTOM OF PAGE

WE WILL POST ANY WHERE IN THE WORLD
kauri wood blanks for woodturners

all sizes dry ready to turn

dry, cut into rounds waxed ready for turning

AT THE WOODTURNERS GALLERY STUDIO

We are selling stump coloured grain kauri

 

all our blanks have a nice grain and colour

WOW /  A SHIPPING CONTANER LOAD OF

 NICE ANCIENT STUMP KAURI / FORSALE

 

 

   

 

We have 1 x  20 foot  shipping container with rounds and sq blocks for woodturners /  carvers / or box makers pen makers etc

We did the job of getting this Kauri from the ground on the farm

All this Ancient New Zealand kauri stump wood is waxed and dry.

It has very nice grain and colour  it is not all fiddleback grain but  has nice colour and is from the stump or heads of Ancient Kauri

And all from the same farm

We did two swamp and carbon dating showed the back swamp at around 1450 years the wood lay under ground

The front swamp carbon dating showed the wood lay under ground for 3860 years.

If you are looking for a bulk load of Kauri rounds & blocks THAT YOU CAN USE FOR MAKING ANYTHING

 PHONE US AT THE NUMBER AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE

ALL THE ITEMS ON THIS WEBSITE MADE BY RICK TAYLOR ARE MADE FROM THIS WOOD

HAVE A LOOK AROUND THE SITE AT THE PIECES POTS/ BOWLS /  PENS  / CARVINGS

 

wow /  also  a contaner with lots of Ancient kauri slabs in it for sale

see photo below.

this timber is from the same farm as the timber above

For price   /  on a   bulk load  in the contaner  /  phone us at the phone number on the top of this page

Bulk buyers only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHOTO BELOW

show both side of the blocks

Ancient kauri blocks

fiddleback grain

for cutting into knife scales or pen blanks

 

 

We only deal in the very best of coloured grain Ancient Kauri

our pieces are one of a kind with these grains and colours

Green kauri or Golden Ancient kauri

The pieces in the photos  below are still for sale

these pieces can be used for coffee tables, guitar making  maybe make your own Mandolin, you name it we have it  and you can buy it

See photos below two Ancient fiddleback kauri slabs from a swamp carbon dated at 3860 years

These two slab below  have now been finished ready for a light sand

They have  been sanded down to 120 grit so are under 2"

Price NZ$1850-00 EACH

IN STOCK NOW

  

     Above two fiddleback Ancient kauri slabs                          Above photo Ancient fiddleback grained slab REF 1

                                                                                    Size 24 & 1/2" x  22 & 1/2" x 2" thick 

                                                                                  Price NZ$1850 -00 

 

   

Above Ancient fiddleback kauri slab / REF 3

Size 30" x 24 & 1/2" x 2" thick

Price NZ$1850-00

The above Ancient kauri slabs are now sanded to 120 grit and are under 2 inchers thick

But can be cut into book matching pieces.

 

We can now offer you blanks for your projects

Kauri suitable for bowls, platters, key rings, compact mirrors, pill boxes, pens, knife handles, clocks, wall hangings,  etc.

 Let us know your requirements.

Our ancient kauri wood - the samples tested from our swamp have kauri wood buried for 3860 years - plus the growing time. This is indeed a unique wood.

kauri blocks forsale for woodturning or carving

DRY, WAXED AND READY TO WORK WITH

  

 

 

Fiddleback grained kauri knife handle - we can supply blanks suitable for you to make knife handles.
(This knife was crafted by Keith Lisle, Alabama, USA using our kauri swamp test age 3860 years buried) see www.custommuzzleloaders.com   or www.customflintlocks.com

NEW NEW NEW

Fiddleback grain New Zealand Ancient Kauri block

just the very very best /  can be used for knife scales or pens

IN STOCK NOW

    

       REF FK3  SIZE 9-1/2" LONG X 2-1/2" WIDE

 

 

THE KNIFE BLOCK ABOVE IS SOLD

PLEASE NOTE / THE KNIFE IN THE PHOTO

 IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF WHAT ANCIENT KAURI LOOKS LIKE AS  KNIFE SCALES    

  

 

photos below

 Sample photos of New Zealand Totara birds-eye burl

 

 

 

 Ancient kauri Maxi pens   $62-00 each

     

Fiddleback grain kauri wood.

 

WHATS THIS GREEN ANCIENT KAURI ?

NO THE WOOD IS NOT WET IT IS DRY AND THE GREEN IS THE COLOUR OF THE WOOD

another finished green pen bottom of this page

HOW OLD IS THE WOOD SWAMP TEST SAMPLES  SHOW THE SWAMP WHERE THIS WOOD COMES FROM AT 3,860 YEARS BURIED. AND THEN THERE IS THE GROWTH OF THE TREE MAYBE AROUND 2000 - 5000 YEARS.

THE OLDEST GROWING KAURI TREE LIVING TODAY IS 2000 YEARS OLD - TANE MAHUTA

FOR YOU PEN TURNERS THIS IS SOMETHING RARE AND A GREAT PIECE TO GIVE AS A GIFT OR TO KEEP FOR YOUR SELF

PLEASE NOTE /THE PHOTO ABOVE  SHOWS THE COLOUR

OF THE GREEN KAURI ONLY / YOUR ORDER OF  BLANKS MAY BE DARK GREEN OR A LIGHT GREEN

JUST WHAT COMES FROM THE BLOCK WHEN WE CUT THE BLANKS

NOT ALL BLANKS ARE FIDDLEBACK GRAIN

                        

SAMPLE PHOTO BELOW /ANCIENT KAURI PEN BLANKS.

If you would like to buy green kauri pen blanks take a look at the pen blank page on this site

 

 

WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET

ANCIENT KAURI PEN BLANKS ABOVE

PACK OF 2   TOTAL NZ$60-00  PLUS POSTAGE COSTS

PACK OF 4 TOTAL NZ$ 120-00 PLUS POSTAGE COSTS

PLEASE NOTE / WE WILL ONLY SELL GREEN PEN BLANKS IN 2 PACKS OR 4 PACKS

THESE BLANKS ARE VERY RARE IN THIS COLOUR AND WITH THESE GRAINS

 Size of all pen blanks around 51/2" long x 3/4 x 3/4

          

sold sample photos only

Pen below is made from green coloured Ancient Kauri

             

 

 

Kauri pen blanks, rough sawn ready to cut and  drill golden kauri

 Minimum order 12 blanks or 6 blanks only at NZ$6.75 per blank.

12 pack pen blanks NZ$81-00 /  plus postage  /   6 pack pen blanks NZ$40-50 / plus postage

  We can also cut golden kauri blanks to your requirements .

      

we have slabs Suitable for table tops wall units etc. Let us know your requirements.