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Tasmanian Tiger Myrtle
Tasmanian Tiger Myrtle Pen Blanks
Blank size can vary from 125 to 150mm long with the majority being 150mm in length and they are approximately 21mm x 21mm square.
Tiger Myrtle (Nothofagus Cunninghamii) is a specific type of timber from
within the myrtle species, which grows in the rainforests of Tasmania.
In some myrtles a black heart staining produces a figuring, which is
known as tiger myrtle because of its striking lined effect reminiscent
of the stripes of a tiger. Sometimes the figuring takes a more dotted
form like the spots of a leopard. The figuring also goes from light to
dark, creating the appearance of a landscape, which can be quite