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"Ccocobolohenge"

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Project by Jason Peters posted 11-25-2015 03:43 PM 1071 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cocobolo is a true rosewood (dalbergia retusa). Cocobolo is about the closest thing to the prized Brazilian rosewood(dalbergia nigra). Cococbolo has many uses; fine furniture, turnings, game calls, flooring, marquetry and its tonal qualities make it great for any stringed or woodwind instrument.

This was a fun little project. The scale is quite off, but we have decided to call this “cocobolohenge”. We have oriented some of our smaller cocobolo squared cants to resemble the famous Stonehenge. Again it is not even close to scale, but it looks cool.

We have another 8000 board feet of material some cants are over 9’ long and up to 15” wide. I will be posting when we cut a big one.

I love logs and lumber:)

-- Jason Peters Advantage Lumber Sarasota, FL 941-388-9299





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USAwoodArt

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#1 posted 11-25-2015 03:58 PM

That is really stretching this post and calling it a finished project just to sell some lumber…but if you can avoid some advertising costs?

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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Charles Maxwell

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#2 posted 11-25-2015 04:13 PM

I’m in the process of designing another clock (see my site: www.hardwoodclocks.com) and I’m strongly considering cocobolo in the design. This will be a large clock and require a fair amount of wood. Let’s talk!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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at anchor in Orlando

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#3 posted 11-25-2015 09:55 PM

yes, it does look like advertising. But, I’m looking for another supplier for small quantities. I signed up for your newsletter and will find an opportunity to visit your Sarasota shop.

-- Jack "No plan survives contact with the enemy" (Helmuth von Moltke the Elder)... In my case, the enemy is often my lumber rack

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#4 posted 11-25-2015 11:37 PM

Even more expensive than the original Henge..

Just 100 easy payments of $99.99.

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#5 posted 11-26-2015 06:22 PM

Interesting instalation., wood looks great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 11-28-2015 09:05 PM

Jason, I’m surprised the administrators of our “site” are okay with non-projects on these pages. So all I have to do to get exposure is send in photos of milled lumber?
I can just imagine what many of the true woodworkers of Lumberjocks could create with your enviable lumber!

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