Argentine Lignum Vitae

Latin: Bulnesia spp. Origin: South America, Southern parts of Bolivia through Argentina

Lignum vitae is one of the heaviest and hardest woods in the world. Many people have heard of Genuine Lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale) but this Argentine Lignum vitae (Bulnesia sarmientoi) is an excellent alternative, especially for wood turning. The unique feather grain pattern and frangrant herbal smell are as unique as the fact that when exposed to direct sunlight Argentine Lignum vitae will turn from pale yellow to a beautiful olive to emerald green. This species is currently listed on the CITES Appendix II list of endagered species and is restricted to import without special permits. 

Wood Type
Exotic hardwood

Texture
Extremely dense and oily, polishes smoothly

Grain Pattern
Unique feather grain pattern

Color
Pale yellow with hints of green, but when exposed to direct light will turn brilliant olive to emerald tones

Media

Turning Stock

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 1.5x1.5x12 1.5x1.5x12 $8.25 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 1.5x1.5x23.75 1.5x1.5x23.75 $16.50 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 1.5x1.5x3 1.5x1.5x3 $2.06 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 1.5x1.5x6 1.5x1.5x6 $4.13 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 1x1x12 1x1x12 $3.67 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 1x1x6 1x1x6 $1.83 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 2x2x12 2x2x12 $14.67 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 2x2x18 2x2x18 $22.00 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 2x2x24 2x2x24 $29.33 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 2x2x3 2x2x3 $3.67 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 2x2x6 2x2x6 $7.33 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 4x4x12 4x4x12 $93.33 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 4x4x2 4x4x2 $11.11 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 4x4x3 4x4x3 $16.67 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 5x5x2 5x5x2 $17.36 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 6x6x2 6x6x2 $25.00 Add To Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 8x8x2 8x8x2 $44.44 Add To Cart

Exotic Lumber

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
ARGENTINE LIGNUM VITAE 4/4 4/4 $44.00 Add To Cart