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Can anyone help me as to what type of wood this is ? It was given to me by a departed friend and I just got around to turning it recently …. Help me please !! Thank you in advance : )
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#1 posted 05-04-2008 12:46 PM
Just guessing it looks like brazillian cherry to me.
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#2 posted 05-04-2008 03:02 PM
It looks like “very nice grain and color” wood. Nice job.
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#3 posted 05-04-2008 03:05 PM
not sure myself, but I’m not a wood spec. But I know what I like and I like this shape and finish of this bowl/dish.
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#4 posted 05-04-2008 03:25 PM
Not sure about the wood, but I’d say it is the nicest coaster I’ve ever seen. :-)
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#5 posted 05-04-2008 05:15 PM
Yes, it looks like Brazillian Cherry. Nice Job.
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#6 posted 05-04-2008 05:28 PM
Hello Dusty, welcome to lumberjocks
my guess is MERANTI
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#7 posted 05-05-2008 06:56 AM
WELL MY FELLOW LJs…popular opinion is that it is Brazilian Cherry aka Jatoba ! thank you all for the help and comments of course and thank you for the links to Hobbit House ! Peace 8-)
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