Bear Tooth Woods
My Account  Cart Contents  Checkout  
  Home » Catalog » Other Kits and Blanks » Other Bottle Stopper Blanks » White Turquoise TruStone Stopper Blank My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   

Orders placed today will ship on Friday November 28th.

Have a great Thanksgiving.

Categories
Amalgam-Mutt Large Blanks (74)
Call Making Supplies (119)
Closeouts (11)
Pen Kits (631)
Pen Blanks (1101)
Pen Making Accessories (367)
Other Kits and Blanks (289)
  Bangle Cores and Blanks (16)
  Bear Tooth Woods Acrylic Acetate 1.5" x 2"+ Blanks (51)
  Bear Tooth Woods Acrylic Acetate 1.5" x 5" Blanks (51)
  Razors & Brushes for Shaving | Makeup (17)
  RhinoPlastic 1.5" x 2.25" Blanks (35)
  TruStone 1.5" x 1.75" Blanks (73)
  Bottle Stopper Kits (4)
  Other Bottle Stopper Blanks (11)
  Other Project Kits (31)
What's New? more
45 Caliber Bullet - Extra Tube
45 Caliber Bullet - Extra Tube
$0.49
Specials more
Ocean Tempest Lava Explosion Acrylic Pen Blank
Ocean Tempest Lava Explosion Acrylic Pen Blank
$9.00
$7.98
Testimonials more

Ernie ships faster than any other on-line store, even Amazon. I have made many on-line purchases and...(read more)


fast service
Sign up for our newsletter
Join Our Mailing List
Email:
White Turquoise TruStone Stopper Blank
Quantity in stock = 0
This item is a part of the "TruStone Blanks" mix & match category.
Click here for more information on mix and match pricing.
Mix & Match with other TruStone Blanks for quantity discounts.
Quantity1+5+ 10+ 15+ 
Price for each$11.25$10.45$9.90$9.35
Your savings- 7%12%17%
White Turquoise TruStone Stopper Blank
Click to enlargeClick photo to enlarge.

Price is per blank. Multiple blanks shown to illustrate the variety that is possible.

Click here for photos comparing the various TruStone blanks.

Dimensions: 1.5 inches square by 1.75inches long

Description: White with sporadic and incomplete black matrix.

Opacity: Extremely opaque. Tubes are not visible on even the thinnest walled kits.

Turnability: Easy, ok for less experienced turners.

Turning Notes:
- I recommend carbide tools for the Medium and Hard TruStone blanks. The Woodchuck Pen Pro Carbide Tool that is available on this site is an excellent choice.  HSS tools are OK on the Easy and Medium, but will need to be sharpened more frequently.
- Go slow and allow these blanks to cool if too much heat builds up while drilling and turning. Too much heat can cause them to crack or shatter. Take shallow cuts and cut from the end of the blanks towards the center to avoid stress on the unsupported ends of the blanks.
- If you are new to turning TruStone blanks I recommend trying the easy blanks first, and working up to themedium andhard blanks.
- Finish as you would finish acrylic blanks (a CA finish is not needed). I sand through the micro-mesh grades, cleaning the blank with alcohol between grades, and then buff with ZAM to bring out the ultimate shine.
- These are the pliable TruStone blanks, and while they have powdered stone in them the exact stone used is a trade secret. I highly doubt any semi-precious stone is used and the descriptions should not be taken to construe the presence of any specific mineral.

TruStone blanks make very impressive finished projects. The easy blanks are within the ability of most turners, and while the medium and hard blanks are more difficult to turn, you will be well rewarded for taking on the challenge of these blanks when you end up with a beautiful finished item.
 


Sold Out!
This item is on order
NotificationsNotify me when White Turquoise TruStone Stopper Blank is restocked.

Shopping Cart more
0 items
Quick Find
 

Click Here for Advanced Search
Information
How to Order
Mix & Match
Payment Options
Shipping Information
Contact Us
FAQ/Instructions
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use

Contact Us

Copyright © 2005-2014 Bear Tooth Woods
Owner: Ernie McFarlane