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List of Nominal Sizes Needed for Blanks.

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This is a list of minimum size requirements to make the following items...(thickness X width X length)

If you have a suggestion for the list, please post your idea in the topic linked below....

http://woodbarter.com/threads/list-of-nominal-sizes-needed-for-blanks.9499/


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Duck Calls
1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 5-1/4"

Turkey Pot Calls
1" x 4" x 4"

Turkey Trumpet Calls
1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 7"

Paddle Style Calls
2" x 2" x 14"


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Vases
4" x 4" x 6"

Bowls
6" x 6"x 2"

Pens
3/4" x 3/4" x 6"
3/4" x 3/4" x 8" for double closed-end pens
3/4" x 3/4" x 10" for full custom pens ("kitless")
(However, anything over 2-1/4" long would be useable, most 2 piece kits are roughly 2" long tubes and some single tube kits are 3" long. Also, shorter than 2" can be quite useful to people building segmented blanks.)

Bottle Stoppers
1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 2"

Coffee Scoops
1" x 1" x 6"

Ice Cream Scoops
1-1/2" x 6"

Hair Sticks
1" x 1" x 5"-10"

Fly Rod Reel Seat Inserts
1" X 1" X 4"


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**Important Info**
**Pepper Mills do have a standard size that differs from the minimum size whereas many other blanks do not.


Standard Size Pepper Mill Blank

3" x 3" x 12"

Standard Size Salt Mill Blank
3" x 3" x 6"+

Standard Size Salt Shaker Blank
3" x 3" x 6"+

Minimum Size Salt Shaker Blank
2.0 x 2.0 x 4

Salt and Pepper Mills
2-3/4" x 2-3/4" x 6"


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1911 Grip Scales
3/8" x 1-3/4" x 5" or blocks size 1" x 1-3/4" x 5"

Single Action Revolver Scales
1/2" x 2-1/4" x 5" or blocks size 1-1/4" x 2-1/4" x 5"

Knife Scales
3/8" x 1-5/8" x 5- 1/2"
or blocks size 1" x 1-5/8" x 5-1/2"

Hidden Tang Knife Block
1-1/2" x 1-5/8" x 5"

Shotgun or Rifle 2-Piece Block
16 - 21" length
6 - 7-3/4" height at the butt end
3" height at the muzzle end
*2-1/2" - 3" thick
forend piece measures 14" x 2-1/2" x 2-1/2"

Shotgun or Rifle 1 Piece Block
28 - 41" length
5-1/2 - 7-3/4" height at the butt end
3" height at the muzzle end
*2-1/2" - 3" thick
^^^*Minimum thickness is 2-1/2" and thicker than 3 if cheek rests are to be carved.

Slingshot Palm Swell Block
3/8" x 1-1/2" x 4"


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Classical Guitar Back
22" x 8" x 3/8" (x2 and book-matched)

Classical Guitar Sides
32" x 4" x 3/8" (x2 and quarter sawn)

Electric Tops
22" x 8" x 1/4" (x2 and book-matched)
22" x 8" x 5/8" (x2 and book-matched)

Archtop Guitar Back
23" x 8" x 1-1/4" (x2 and book-matched)

Archtop Guitar Sides
Same as classical guitar sides

Guitar Neck
35" x 3 "x 1" (quarter sawn is best, but not absolute)


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Standard Size Dominoes
1/2" x 1-1/4" x 2-1/4"

Vape MOD box
2" x 1- 1/4"- 2" x 4"

Spokeshave Blank for Hock blades
1" x 1-1/4" x 11"

Spokeshave Blank for Large Veritas blades
7/8" x 1-1/2" x 11"

Spokeshave Blank for Small Veritas blades
3/4" x 1-1/8" x 10"
 
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