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Resawing Tulipwood Log

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Project by jjraybur posted 09-19-2009 04:37 AM 4404 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I normally only post actual projects, but I really got a kick out of the fact that I didn’t screw this up. I got a hold of a tulipwood log, cut it in half, then jointed the exposed side. Took that flat side against my resaw fence and got 4 nice 4/4 pieces about 38” long and 6-7” wide. Definitely will make a nice sculpted box at some point!

-- Jeremy, Baton Rouge, LA - rayburnfinefurniture.com





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Dudley

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#1 posted 09-19-2009 04:51 AM

Super good lookin hunk a timber. Will make somethin really purdy. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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deucefour

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#2 posted 09-19-2009 04:53 AM

Good Find! Hope you make something great with it.

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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jeffreythree

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#3 posted 09-19-2009 05:24 AM

That’s some sweet looking wood. Before you know it you will be judging every tree by the lumber in it.

-- My Etsy store: http://jtcwoodcrafts.etsy.com

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soup

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#4 posted 09-19-2009 05:51 AM

Nice piece lumber. That will make a very beautiful….Have yiou figured out what you it to be?

-- Dennis,Washington State

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Karson

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#5 posted 09-19-2009 05:53 AM

A beautiful piece of wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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ericandcandi

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#6 posted 09-19-2009 05:54 AM

Im headed down to the tulipwood store now….......lol Wish I had some…...

-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"

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BarryW

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#7 posted 09-19-2009 05:54 AM

The color is just outstanding…be sure to post that project when done…this is seriously beautiful.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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majeagle1

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#8 posted 09-19-2009 06:15 AM

That is some beautiful wood you got there!!!!!
I really like working with Tulip Wood, I posted a small box here on LJ’s awhile back made of it. I used Bloodwood as a top, came out really nice.

Can’t wait to see the project you make with this…..

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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sidestepmcgee

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#9 posted 09-19-2009 03:27 PM

wow that is some preeetty wood ,now where can I get some?

-- eric post, tallahassee FL

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TedM

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#10 posted 09-19-2009 10:44 PM

Just in awe… sorry for the drool.. :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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okwoodshop

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#11 posted 09-20-2009 08:55 AM

beautiful!!! is that brazilian tulipwood, or austrailian?? here in tennessee we call poplar tulipwood sometimes but it looks nothing like that.

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jjraybur

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#12 posted 09-20-2009 10:49 PM

not sure what kind of tulipwood it is, but i can guarantee you it isn’t poplar!

-- Jeremy, Baton Rouge, LA - rayburnfinefurniture.com

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Skillet

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#13 posted 09-22-2009 04:26 AM

I’d like to tip toe through that tulip garden with my saw!

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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drfisherman

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#14 posted 11-25-2009 02:50 AM

I am just as jealous as everyone else… nice job resawing

-- "The worst day fishing is better than the best day working!"

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youssef

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#15 posted 03-15-2010 02:35 AM

hello
how are you
sorry for the inconvenience we have import and export company in Syria
We are interested is tulipwood ( solid) for the Syrian market
can you helpe me

youssef al wazeh
www.alwazeh.com

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