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I want to know what name has this type of wood.When I work this wood, dust irritates me the nostrilsof the nose and makes me sneeze.Thanks to all of you.
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#1 posted 12-10-2012 09:03 PM
Black walnut? Dust from black walnut sure makes me sneeze.
-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.
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#2 posted 12-10-2012 09:08 PM
Maybe you’d like to post this in the forums?You might see some responses there.
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#3 posted 12-10-2012 11:38 PM
Looks very similar to the Indian Laurel I use for segmented bowls.
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#4 posted 12-11-2012 12:12 AM
Can’t tell by your pics…..too far away from wood. Cedar sometimes irritates the lungs but it doesn’t look like cedar.
-- Just a man with his chisel.........
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#5 posted 12-11-2012 02:00 AM
Cedar makes me cough alot, so i usually wear a mask as you are supposed too, but walnut makes me sneeze a good bit.
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#6 posted 12-11-2012 02:33 AM
By the color and grain pattern, it looks like walnut. I use it a lot and don’t sneeze from it. I think I’ve developed an immunity!!..............Jim
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#7 posted 12-11-2012 03:45 AM
Posted in the wrong section but that’s okay for now. Looks like black walnut to me. But as others have said the pics aren’t good enough to really tell.
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#8 posted 12-11-2012 10:08 PM
I agree on Walnut…I have a love/hate relationship with walnut…I love th way it looks, hate the way it smells and what it does to my nose. Not only does it make me sneeze, if I don’t wear a respirator it burns like hell too.
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#9 posted 12-11-2012 10:25 PM
I’d like to think Black Walnut tool.. but it does not bother me.Better pics would be nice.Also were did you get it, I have some Grandillio that looks a lot like it!Grandilio can make you sneeze something fierce!
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#10 posted 12-16-2012 10:58 PM
To make the piece of wood larger, go to the tools in the upper right hand corner and you can enlarge the picture to 400% and get a pretty good look of the wood.
-- Lois, Keep calm and carry on~
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#11 posted 02-19-2013 09:11 PM
Ipe – the tanon’s as in all exotics are very dangerous to breath in an will certainly cause any to sneeze repeatedly.
@ Steve Campbell Wow never heard of anyone who does not like the smell of fresh cut walnut!? amazing smell,I hate Red oak smells like farmers field after being sprayed
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