Tasmanian Woodworking... #2: Black Heart Sassafrass.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 11-25-2010 10:30 PM 1616 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: DIY Woodworking Show. Part 2 of Tasmanian Woodworking... series Part 3: Guilds. »

For those of you who love Black Heart Sassafrass and for those who have never seen it Here is a quick collage of furniture exhibited at the DIY Woodworking Show in Launceston..made predominately using the wonderful Black Heart Sassafras. The last pic shows some timber in the raw state.

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

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Jim Bertelson

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#1 posted 11-25-2010 10:38 PM

............and now, you smug SOAB, you are gonna tell me you have a bunch of the stuff…...................(-:

Neat wood….......where are the cutting boards and trays, Larry?

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#2 posted 11-25-2010 10:40 PM

Oh how beautiful! And thanks, I’d never heard of it. You are so Lucky there, with what are Exotics to us and Domestic hardwoods to you!


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#3 posted 11-25-2010 11:33 PM

beautiful wood and equally beautiful pieces/projects

-- Theresa,

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#4 posted 11-25-2010 11:38 PM

Droooool very niiiiice wood, liked the dresser

thank´s for sharing Larry


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#5 posted 11-26-2010 12:12 AM

Beautiful work, Larry.

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matt garcia

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#6 posted 11-26-2010 12:21 AM

Yeah, the dresser rocks!! Beautiful lumber!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#7 posted 11-26-2010 02:29 AM

Very exotic wood. Never seen those before.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#8 posted 11-26-2010 03:12 AM

Some cool wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 11-26-2010 07:36 AM

You sure have some cool woods down under there larry :-))

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

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#10 posted 11-26-2010 11:09 AM

Great looking wood Larry. Great looking projects too. I loved the chest with the wooden padlock.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 11-26-2010 07:02 PM

great looking wood

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 11-26-2010 11:43 PM

That’s beautiful wood, Larry.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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