wood types, hornbeam

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Blog entry by jembo posted 12-15-2007 06:21 PM 1443 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

wood types, hornbeam

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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#1 posted 12-15-2007 07:19 PM

I’m relatively new to LJ’s, and am constantly surprised by the quality of the work the members here
apply to their projects. Inspiring to say the least.

Hornbeam sounds like a very interesting wood. Imagine that it would be great to use in making
hand planes and tool handles as well.

-- Still learning everything

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#2 posted 12-15-2007 09:11 PM

Good title!

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#3 posted 12-15-2007 09:25 PM

I couldn’t help but respond to this blog. Hope it doesn’t become to contriversial ;-)

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#4 posted 12-15-2007 10:26 PM

Some people just know how to say things in the fewest words possible.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#5 posted 12-15-2007 11:03 PM

Is it just me?

-- Happy woodworking!

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#6 posted 12-16-2007 12:58 AM

Personally, I like the way he’s used a unicorn horn in the midst of his angled thimajib to contrast the hornbeam – am I the only one who can fully appreciate this? Hummmmmm :-)

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#7 posted 12-16-2007 01:21 AM

Thanks, Jembo for a job well done.? Huh????

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 12-16-2007 02:00 AM

dang i guess i need my prescription checked

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#9 posted 12-16-2007 02:06 AM

Is this an entry into the box or the 2 X 4 catagory?

-- 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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#10 posted 12-16-2007 06:04 PM

At least just a hicup and not burp.

I have never tied Hornbeam either.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#11 posted 12-16-2007 06:24 PM

me either steve , it must machine well i cant detect any tearout !!

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#12 posted 12-16-2007 06:26 PM

sorry jembo just having fun with the hiccup

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#13 posted 12-16-2007 08:18 PM

no apologies needed….
such posts keep our brains active

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#14 posted 12-16-2007 08:45 PM

Oh boy, I hope I have not created a monster with the empty blog, but -wow- chinese whispers and run away imaginations are not new, they were around before the net..LOL

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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#15 posted 12-17-2007 12:16 AM

Interesting information jembo. Thanks for filling the blanks.

-- Working at Woodworking

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