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Project by Dusty56 posted 05-04-2008 06:29 AM 2209 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 05-04-2008 12:46 PM

Hi Dusty,

Just guessing it looks like brazillian cherry to me.

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trifern

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#2 posted 05-04-2008 03:02 PM

It looks like “very nice grain and color” wood. Nice job.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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jjohn

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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.

-- JJohn

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CharlieM1958

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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. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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moonroc

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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

If you have never visited the Hobbit House Exotic wood photo site, you may be in for a treat

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Dusty56

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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-)

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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