Type of wood

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Project by mariva57 posted 12-10-2012 08:39 PM 1463 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I want to know what name has this type of wood.
When I work this wood, dust irritates me the nostrils
of the nose and makes me sneeze.Thanks to all of you.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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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.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#3 posted 12-10-2012 11:38 PM

Looks very similar to the Indian Laurel I use for segmented bowls.

-- Have you hugged your tools today?

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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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Jim Jakosh

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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

What is that you’re making out of it?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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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.

-- LAS,

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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.

-- Steve

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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!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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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


-- Nad

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