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Wood Gloat #1: New Guinea Rosewood.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1835 days ago 1712 reads 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Seems you all post when you find a good bit of stick.
I bought a stack of New Guinea Rosewood, and when I dressed a bit of it this is what I found.



-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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Lip

158 posts in 2646 days


#1 posted 1835 days ago

I’d never heard of NGR before I started reading your posts … you seem to get some really nice boards out of it …. nice

-- Lip's Dysfuncational Firewood Farm, South Bend, IN

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degoose

6967 posts in 1951 days


#2 posted 1835 days ago

You have your fun timbers and I have mine lol

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1835 days ago

Do another! Lets see what’s in it:-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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bowyer

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#4 posted 1835 days ago

I seem to spend as much time checking out whats in the back ground as I do the subject of the pics. That is some interesting grain I hope there are alot of the boards that way.

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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patron

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#5 posted 1835 days ago

im happy for you ,
you work hard ,
enjoy it !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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degoose

6967 posts in 1951 days


#6 posted 1835 days ago

Bro. U work harder than me and I hope you enjoy things as much as I do!!!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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patron

12955 posts in 1937 days


#7 posted 1835 days ago

naw ….

i just think harder than me ,
then i work
less !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1835 days ago

Nice haul of lumber.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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hooky

361 posts in 1915 days


#9 posted 1835 days ago

looks delightful with such nice large grain pattern it would make a wonderful piece of furniture

how dark does it go when sealed

Hooky

-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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degoose

6967 posts in 1951 days


#10 posted 1835 days ago

For the timber after finish Check this out

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Karson

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#11 posted 1835 days ago

Some great looking timber. I guess it has the rosewood smell when worked.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Splinterman

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#12 posted 1835 days ago

Hey Larry,
Good snare mate…..nice one.

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blackcherry

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#13 posted 1835 days ago

Whew know that something to gloat about!!!!!!!!! Like Topamax said do another do another!!! Will it patina get as dark and the South American rosewoods also is it as dense as my head.LOL…Just check out the vanity top that a lot of glory for the bathroom. I would like a wine cabinet make by Friday thank you…great find and work as always…Blkcherry

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Lee A. Jesberger

6646 posts in 2576 days


#14 posted 1835 days ago

Hi Larry,

Very nice haul!

Also, I like your slogan.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Kent Shepherd

2697 posts in 1882 days


#15 posted 1835 days ago

I’ll trade you some Bubinga

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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