Maleny Wood Fest. #4: Timber I bought!

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Blog entry by degoose posted 05-02-2009 09:47 AM 2242 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Some finished pieces Part 4 of Maleny Wood Fest. series Part 5: One for the toy makers. »

Just a few pics of the timber I bought this morning at Maleny.
Hairy Oak and Camphor laurel


And Becky the dog/!!
The hairy oak will be used for a man box [or at least the top].

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

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#1 posted 05-02-2009 12:28 PM

Nice looking wood. I really love the hairy oak, first time I’ve seen it. Where does it grow?

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#2 posted 05-02-2009 12:47 PM

really nice looking wood but, thats a dog? i thought that it was just some type of native Australian ground animal.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#3 posted 05-02-2009 12:55 PM

Nice wood! A new dust-mop for the shop? Dog-mop maybe!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#4 posted 05-02-2009 01:49 PM

The dog looks like he may want to stain the wood a nice yellow for you ;)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#5 posted 05-02-2009 02:46 PM

Some nice looking local woods.

-- 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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#6 posted 05-02-2009 03:13 PM

Never seen hairy oak before. Looks sweet. Please post a pic of the finished man box.

-- Marc

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#7 posted 05-02-2009 04:27 PM

Do you need a comb to work hairy oak?

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#8 posted 05-02-2009 05:11 PM

Can’t wait to see what you make with this wood and your new Beastie


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#9 posted 05-03-2009 01:07 AM

Looks nice.

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#10 posted 05-03-2009 03:49 AM

nice wood , a little hairy don’t you think ?
whats a man box ?

-- 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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#11 posted 05-03-2009 12:17 PM

Hairy Oak grows mainly in western Queensland where it is normally drier than the coast.. but lately have been floods out there. Only small trees around the 1’ diameter. but the medula rays are outstanding. Also very dense and stable timber.,

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

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#12 posted 05-04-2009 05:33 AM

The medula rays ARE outstanding to say the least !!!
A “hairy man box ” , ay ? Please remember that this is a family site , Larry : ) LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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