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#1 posted 12-20-2009 07:42 AM
that is interesting… how much that set you back?
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#2 posted 12-20-2009 08:11 AM
And where did you find it?
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#3 posted 12-20-2009 08:14 AM
I have never seen Cheetah wood around these parts, but I was very lucky to come upon some Elephant wood. I made a trunk out of it.
-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.
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#4 posted 12-20-2009 08:26 AM
I think it’s actually Leopardwood : ) Your “wood” looks like an aerial view of a Gummy Bear Convention.
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
#5 posted 12-20-2009 08:32 AM
I think it’s actually Leopardwood : ) I googled “cheetahwood” and it led me to an unhappy forum regarding Tiger Woods !!
#6 posted 12-20-2009 08:52 AM
That could be Tiger Wood…a spot shows up every time…
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#7 posted 12-20-2009 08:56 AM
Hmmm I think were being spoofed ????
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#8 posted 12-20-2009 02:21 PM
I´m with you a1Jim it´s look paintet some how
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#9 posted 12-20-2009 02:58 PM
Aistins hardwood had some wood that look similar to this . Very nice!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#10 posted 12-20-2009 04:05 PM
Is making a trunk out of elephant wood a pun or what. Looks like cheetah would make a good inlay, or making pens.
-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"
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#11 posted 12-20-2009 05:41 PM
C’mon guys. You can see it’s two boards edge joined with the pattern overlapping. He’s pulling our legs.
-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY
#12 posted 12-20-2009 05:45 PM
that´s right and it´s name is cheating wood right ??
Frankie Talarico Jr.
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#13 posted 12-20-2009 07:36 PM
IMHO I think its spoof also. The two boards are joined at the center yet the pattern is perfect along this joint. In my years of finish this can be accomplished one of two ways.
1. A chemical reaction with A new finish overlaying an existing finish.
2. Had some kind of paper pattern and used spray stain.
I dont think I ever even heard of cheetah or leapord wood before. Sounds like someone needs a new set of muffler bearings. along side thier order of headlight fluid!
Prove me wrong but I think it’s someone pulling our arm and leg! You did get me to come look though. I guess you did get that much out of me.
-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.
#14 posted 12-20-2009 08:38 PM
Okay, Ladies and Gents… Time for me to come a little clean…
Only a little…
There is NO paint or stain involved in this wood’s appearance…
There is NO paper pattern involved…
There is NO chemical reaction involved, though that’s not too far-fetched…
tom1 did get the maple part right, though…
I’ll come completely clean once it’s put into it’s final form – some time this week.
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#15 posted 12-20-2009 08:56 PM
On edge the spots don’t carry through, must be printed on with something
-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!
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