Wooden Handled Bog Oak Letter Opener


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A wooden handled bog oak letter opener handcrafted in my UK workshops using traditional woodturning tools and techniques. The paper knife has a high-quality chrome plated trim with an overall length of 165mm and weighing 32 g.

This Norfolk fenland bog oak carbon dated at 5,000 years old.  A lot harder and denser than ordinary oak with colours ranging from dark brown to pitch black. Bogwood (or morta) is wood that falls into peat bogs and then preserved over thousands of years with no air to decay the wood.

Mounting the wood on the lathe, hand turning to round and shape. Once shaped it needs sanding, then polishing to show the bogwood to best effect.

These wooden letter openers are handcrafted to compliment our fountain and rollerball pens for unique pen sets or corporate, 5th anniversary, Father’s Day, Christmas gift ideas.

Wooden Handled Bog Oak Letter Opener Details

  • Bog Oak
  • Chrome Trim
  • Handcrafted In The UK
  • Length 165 mm
  • Weight 32 g

Delivery Details

Whitlock Wooden Designs treats the delivery of all our customer orders as a priority. We want you to receive your order as quickly as possible, so you can enjoy it.

Order Dispatch

We aim to dispatch all orders the same day as placed, provided we receive it before twelve o'clock midday GMT.

Delivery Services United Kingdom

We offer 1st or 2nd class signed and tracked postage. 1st class for £4.95 and 2nd class for £4.0 with up to two writing pens throughout Great Britain. Free shipping available for all UK orders over £60 only. This service is our second class postage by Royal Mail normally two day's delivery.

United States And Europe

We dispatch orders to America and Europe too with up to two for the price of £11.00 signed and tracked.

Rest Of The World. Also, we dispatch to other countries for £11 with mail tracking where ever possible.

If you have any queries about our delivery details please contact us at [email protected]