'Bosveld Olyf' is the local version of the beautiful Wild Olive species of wood. It is a great wood to work with, and has an enchanting smell when turned on the lathe. The timber is very stable and will last for years to come.
Stock dependant, we normally include a small sample of balm that can be used to nourish the wood, this is actually an aftershave balm made from tallow, so feel free to try it on your face also, we discovered its amazing qualities for wood preservation by chance, but now it is our favourite medium to use on interior and vintage wooden items.
The handle is fitted with a 21 mm boar brush that is ready to work, but will improve over the first couple of weeks if used regularly. I prefer for my boar brushes to break in evenly with daily use, but for those of you who have not got the patience for this, have a look here on how to speed up the process. Dimensions are 138 mm tall, a loft of 55 mm, a waist of 19 mm and a belly that measures 35 mm. It weighs 76 grams.