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This is the Last longboard I completed. The top veneer sheet is some sort of burled wood I got from a friend, but I’m not quite sure what type of wood it is… any ideas?
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#1 posted 07-22-2011 04:43 AM
maybe amboyna? The back definitely looks like sapele.
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#2 posted 07-22-2011 04:11 PM
That would have been my first guess as well
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#3 posted 07-22-2011 04:29 PM
Logan , sorry can’t help with the wood type I be only guessing
nice looking longboard
Ok this may be stupid ! What is the differents in a long board as per a short board ?
I’m not trying to be a smart a** , but I don’t even know what it is for I think it is for surfing
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#4 posted 07-23-2011 12:47 AM
Since you are on the west coast , It looks like Eucalyptus or Redwood burl that’s a guess through. I lived in L.A. for awhile and worked for a millwork co. there . That is what we used for local veneer. I remember surfing down there it was so cold a wet suit was mandatory goood luck hang ten as we used to say.
-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart
#5 posted 07-23-2011 05:08 AM
Thanks for the suggestions guys, this is actually a skateboard deck. the difference between a ‘skateboard’ and a ‘longboard’ is that one is for just cruising and one is used in skateparks for tricks and things.
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#6 posted 07-23-2011 05:23 PM
Too purty to stand on! Nice work. Have no idea about the type of wood burl.
-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas
#7 posted 07-24-2011 01:46 PM
I remember skateboards
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