sapwood of rosewood

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Project by rosewood posted 04-12-2009 07:29 PM 2172 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another friend came to my place and he ask me to make something for his wife’s birthday.
i made a set of chair with a lot sapwood of rosewood.
i hope his wife will like it.

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#1 posted 04-12-2009 08:42 PM

Very nice Deni. I’m sure she will like it very much.

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#2 posted 04-12-2009 08:47 PM

very nice. did you design or work from plans?

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#3 posted 04-12-2009 08:59 PM

Hai Toxicoval.

No i did not do it from plans, just cut-measure-cut, it was in hurry work.

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#4 posted 04-12-2009 09:29 PM

Beautiful, im starting to like the look of rosewood :D (or love..)

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#5 posted 04-12-2009 09:52 PM

Do they consider sapwood to be scrap over there ? I think it adds so much beauty and is an extension of the heartwoods beauty. Nice set of chairs you have made : )

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#6 posted 04-13-2009 02:15 AM

The pattern of sapwood made the chair set really interesting. Really beautiful!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#7 posted 04-13-2009 02:17 AM

Again some great looking wood. Is this the same wood as Brazillian Rosewood? Or a local species?

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#8 posted 04-13-2009 04:11 AM

Beautiful wood, very nice set of chairs and coffee table.

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#9 posted 04-13-2009 04:15 AM

Very nice work…..and very nice wood…. I’m looking for some of that wood….. Where did you get it?

Thanks for sharing…


-- Happy and safe woodworking,

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#10 posted 04-13-2009 06:35 AM

Another great looking rosewood project.

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#11 posted 04-13-2009 08:17 AM

Neat design. Are you using screws and plugs or just screws. I can’t tell. What kind of glue if any are you using?

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#12 posted 04-13-2009 09:07 AM

Hai guys, thanks for the comments,
-As usual that wood i use is dalbergia latifolia Indonesia origin,
-i have huge of them if you guys need it.
-i did not use any screws, just wooden plugs from same wood and some white glue we call it here fox.

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#13 posted 04-14-2009 01:55 AM

Really nice job, cool wood…

-- Cov, Loomis, CA,

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#14 posted 04-18-2009 05:27 PM

Hi rosewood,

Are the logs we see in the background some raw rosewood perhaps?

-- Jim

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#15 posted 04-18-2009 05:40 PM

Hi Jim,

Yes they are, but its has rotten center.

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