Guacamole anyone?

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Project by DanoP posted 853 days ago 991 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.

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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#1 posted 852 days ago

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

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#2 posted 852 days ago

Looks great

-- Norman

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#3 posted 852 days ago

Nice job on the bowl

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 852 days ago

Nice bowl,

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

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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Jim Finn

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#5 posted 852 days ago

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

-- In God We Trust

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#6 posted 852 days ago

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.

-- Please Pray for Our Troops / Semper Fi / Bob Ross /

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#7 posted 850 days ago

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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