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Marblecake English Walnut

2 7/16" Thick x 6 1/4" to 9" Wide x 16" to 16 3/4" Long

Only one out of many thousands of english walnut trees across the globe will yield the characteristics displayed in this one of a kind blank. The high-end collectible gun market refer to the striking color contrast and grain flow as marblecake. This blank was sawn from a variety of english walnut known as franquette. The wood is flawless in the template area and 99.9% blemish free overall. A perfectly matched forearm is included measuring: 2 1/2" thick x 3" wide x 13 1/2" long. The wood was dampened with alcohol for the color images and the template pictures were shot dry with no finish applied. The blank has been air dried 4 years and planed on both sides. On a scale of 1 to 5 in grading english walnut for hardness with 5 being the hardest this blank rates 5. Price: $2,000