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Padauk of Earl

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Blog entry by mnpete posted 787 days ago 739 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

#1 Son and I did some running around today…and spent a few dollars. We found a great piece of Padauk for the State Fair project and were seriously tempted by the Worksharp 3000!

http://secondwindworkshop.blogspot.com/2012/05/padauk-of-earl.html

-- Follow my woodworking adventures in The Second Wind Workshop, http://secondwindworkshop.blogspot.com/



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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 786 days ago

And now your shop will look like a huge bag of cheetos exploded and stuck to everything :) . Padauk is a really nice wood, though, and I like the smell.

-- Allen, Colorado

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bake

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#2 posted 786 days ago

My shop actually looks like the Cheetos bag exploded and all I did was rout an edge on a 3”x6” piece of Padauk.
A piece that big will look like the Cheetos Factory exploded.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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mnpete

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#3 posted 786 days ago

:) I hear that! I’ve worked with Padauk before…usually when wearing one of my favorite hockey sweatshirts or tee-shirts. Those Cheetos stains do not wash out easily!

-- Follow my woodworking adventures in The Second Wind Workshop, http://secondwindworkshop.blogspot.com/

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