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estoraque wood from the hearth of the tree very rare find

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Project by peruturner posted 1822 days ago 2021 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today at the wood mill foun a piece of estoraque woos 8×8x10feet,it was from the pith of a tree but the gain is just fantastic,like an ice cream strawberry and vainilla mix,usually is just red,this one had that look that tell you Eddy get me and ill make you happy,lol,well had it cut in to 12” blocks and took it home to go nuts on it,well it is very hard and heavy but lovely grain Im making a vase out of one piece and cut one in to 4×4x6” for boxes and one 8×8x6 vessel,you can see the grain on the end of each block,in abouth one week Ill have something ready,also this wood does not crack at the pith if you queep out of the sun,also do not let dry until finnish turning,the dust of it will drive you cracy is like peper, if you are curious about the wood just look under
ESTORAQUE and there is some info on the web
ps; the whole thing was $45 dollars including cutting to size, ed





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#1 posted 1822 days ago

fantastic

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#2 posted 1822 days ago

Great wood score!

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#3 posted 1822 days ago

Nice pick up.

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#4 posted 1822 days ago

Sounds like a awesome find – looking forward to seeing what you make of it..

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 1821 days ago

Nice wood, I look forward to the finished pieces.

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#6 posted 1821 days ago

bueno primo ,
me alegro que vas a estar filice un rato !
ensena quando termines .

mire la hollita que estas haciendo ,
bien suave !

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#7 posted 1821 days ago

Some nice looking wood.

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#8 posted 1746 days ago

nice looking cant. you got it for a steal…

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