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Jeff's wood gloat #1: Fresh cut maple!

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Blog entry by jeffthewoodwacker posted 09-20-2009 12:02 AM 835 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just scored a nice batch of fresh cut (today!) maple. The tree service left me 16 feet of the tree trunk. Diameter was 48” – 26”. Got it all cut up into pieces I could handle and coated the ends with anchorseal. Didn’t get an photos, but will get a blog going with the first piece I turn. If you are near Nashville, TN and want a piece send me a PM.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.



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scrappy

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#1 posted 09-20-2009 12:38 AM

TOO bads I’m all the way out in Arizona!

Great score. Congrats.

Scrappy

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

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#2 posted 09-20-2009 12:40 AM

That’s great. Was it hard or soft, being near Nashville, I would suspect the latter. I like sugar maple but Red and silver maples can be really nice too. I picked up a couple of crotch pieces of some sort of birch today at our local landscape recycling center and am trying to spalt them in a garbage bag using a process/recipe I found via Google-we’ll see how it works out.

Andy

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Karson

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#3 posted 09-20-2009 01:15 AM

Jeff Good luck on your new found riches.

-- 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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#4 posted 09-20-2009 03:40 AM

Wow. Wish I was closer to Nashville. I’d take you up on the offer.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 09-21-2009 05:58 AM

Sounds like you’re going to have some fun!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#6 posted 09-21-2009 06:32 AM

Lucky dog!! Congrats and make sure you post pictures of all of those projects that result from the treasure you’ve got.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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