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what is this wood??? continued

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Project by handmade24 posted 517 days ago 878 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

finally got a project made from that F.O.G. wood—-found on ground—-as one person put it—-actually found on beach—-No it is NOT heart cheese wood—-but that was a good idea—it is cheesy——and no it is not YOUR wood floating around the panama canel into the pacific—-but if it was it is sure a nice gift from your side of the country—-Madrone seems to be the best guesss—-got a lot of chunks outta that log—-center is still wet so it will take a few months to dry out——found a huge redwood too——inch worming it out into blocks—so far the men in black have not arrived and we have not glowed in the dark either——but we are having a blast—-retirement is so much fun

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BobWemm

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#1 posted 517 days ago

I have no idea what it’s name is, but it sure is beautiful timber with stunning grain pattern.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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JoeinGa

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#2 posted 517 days ago

Are you SURE it’s not heart cheese??

REALLY?

Looks like heart cheese to me! LOL

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 517 days ago

looks like mahogany to me.

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DouginVa

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#4 posted 517 days ago

Walnut????

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 517 days ago

That Belongs to the BEAUTIFUL WOOD SPECIES!!!
Nice Work!

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handmade24

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#6 posted 517 days ago

i forgot to mention it is also as hard as a rock
and stinks

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 517 days ago

hard as a rock
and stinks…....petrified waste from a cruise ship ?

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KnotCurser

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#8 posted 516 days ago

I would bet on it being walnut – I don’t know about “stinking”, but walnut does have a smell if you burn it with a blade.

One man’s stink is another man’s pleasing pungent aroma. :-)

-bob

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