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arutha
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Here are a couple of links to Lignum Vitae being sold on e-bay uk.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lignum-Vitae-half-dowel-very-rare-Woodturning-cabinetmaking-clockmaker-/271185574632?pt=UK_Crafts_Other_Crafts_EH&hash=item3f23eb7ae8#ht_326wt_1255

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-lignum-vitae-woodturning-blanks-/290894169912?pt=UK_Crafts_Other_Crafts_EH&hash=item43baa4c738#ht_234wt_1255

I also have some “Vera” wood which has very similar properties. Ebony is also very tough and good for a pivot block but that is getting expensive, odd ebony piano keys come up on ebay from time to time.

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