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Blog entry by Dudley posted 08-20-2009 05:00 AM 990 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A fella gave me a bunch of mahogany today. Most of it was 2×2, 2×3, and 2×6 around 4 to 6 feet long. But the real goody was about 10’ of 6” Chacago Bar Rail. All Honduran Mahogany.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-20-2009 05:10 AM

a great present . what are you going to make?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 08-20-2009 05:11 AM

nice score… thats an expensive mahogany

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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ericandcandi

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#3 posted 08-20-2009 06:17 AM

Has anyone seen my mahogany. Most of it was 2×2, 2×3, and 2×6 around 4 to 6 feet long. But the real goody was about 10’ of 6” Chacago Bar Rail. All Honduran Mahogany. If found Please call me!!!!!!!!!

-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"

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scrappy

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#4 posted 08-20-2009 09:05 AM

Great score! Always love to hear of others wood they get.

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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littlecope

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#5 posted 08-20-2009 10:41 AM

Nice Score! Watch out for the dust when you’re working that, though. It gives me sinus trouble…alternating runny and stuffed up nose. But if that’s a problem, you could always send it my way…;-)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Craftsman on the lake

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#6 posted 08-20-2009 11:02 AM

So cool.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#7 posted 08-20-2009 12:09 PM

Nice score!, Would like to see what ya make with it.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Woodwrecker

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#8 posted 08-20-2009 03:11 PM

Can’t wait to see what that tuns in to!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 08-20-2009 03:12 PM

Nice friend indeed, He was’nt part of any organized crime family for your sake, they may ask you to do a favor for them someday. His name isn’t Guido, or Dutch “the butcher” is it?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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pollock

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#10 posted 08-20-2009 06:12 PM

If you don’t want it, I’ll be glad to take it off your hands.HA
Looking forward to seeing your project

-- Dean,Tulsa,Oklahoma

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HokieMojo

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#11 posted 08-20-2009 07:37 PM

do you have pictures?

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