Guacamole anyone?

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Project by DanoP posted 03-24-2012 01:10 AM 1264 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Avocado firewood.

Just a very simple little bowl, 4” across but I love this wood. Turns really easy. Smells great when worked and the grain pattern is wonderful. Even got some nice spalting in some of it. All for five bucks for about 8 nice size pieces.

Only draw back, I don’t think it’s a real strong wood.

None the less, it’s fun and that’s all that matters.

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#1 posted 03-24-2012 05:44 AM

That reminds me—anyone eve tried to use the wood of an Olive Tree for anything

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#2 posted 03-24-2012 02:16 PM

Looks great

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#3 posted 03-24-2012 03:43 PM

Nice job on the bowl

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#4 posted 03-25-2012 12:17 AM

Nice bowl,

lizard head, olive wood is great for making kitchen utensils… Spoons, spatulas etc

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#5 posted 03-25-2012 12:20 AM

Yes, Olive wood is great to carve, as is any fruitwood.

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#6 posted 03-25-2012 12:27 AM

We just finished a chicken fajita dinner with two kinds of quacamole and the post title caught my eye. That is a beautiful little bowl and perfect size for one serving.

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#7 posted 03-26-2012 08:23 PM

Alright, been looking for avocado trees in MN and can not find any. Anyone have a suggestion for ordering it. I tried searching on the web and did not find any. I have wanted to make my sister a bowl as she makes awesome guacamole. Let me know if you have any sources.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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