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Blog entry by J_H posted 05-28-2014 02:11 AM 1701 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My parents purchased this scrabble set last Christmas. After a few weeks, it ended up looking like you see in the pictures below. Incredible! I figured most people on LJ’s would appreciate these pictures at least. A good reminder of how much wood can move! I’m not sure what species but it feels pretty lightweight.



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firefighterontheside

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#1 posted 05-28-2014 02:13 AM

Wow!

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#2 posted 05-28-2014 03:12 AM

Really Wow, just incrediable

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 05-28-2014 04:34 PM

Where was it made?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 05-28-2014 04:38 PM

Looks like a species known as curlwood, to me. It may not have been curlwood when it started out, but it certainly is now. Amazing curl you have there.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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J_H

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#5 posted 05-28-2014 09:10 PM

They got it from William’s & Sonoma I think. I’m not sure what the country of origin was though.

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#6 posted 05-29-2014 12:28 AM

Wow! The kids in my neighborhood could use that thing to jump their skateboards!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 05-29-2014 12:29 AM

I hate it when that happens!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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woodshopmike

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#8 posted 05-29-2014 02:31 PM

That makes me laugh. We’ve all been there!

-- www.woodshopmike.com, www.woodshopmikestudio.etsy.com

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#9 posted 05-29-2014 02:40 PM

It’s nothing a few light passes with a plane won’t set right!

That is amazing – thanks for posting it.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#10 posted 05-29-2014 03:16 PM

Wow! I hope this is uncommon – else Scrabble may be hurting. :-|

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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