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what is this wood??? continued

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Project by handmade24 posted 02-19-2013 09:47 PM 1169 views 0 times favorited 9 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

-- The price of the project can be found in the smiles of those who receive it. Some things are priceless.





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 02-19-2013 10:04 PM

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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 02-19-2013 10:14 PM

Are you SURE it’s not heart cheese??

REALLY?

Looks like heart cheese to me! LOL

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#3 posted 02-19-2013 10:20 PM

looks like mahogany to me.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 02-19-2013 10:36 PM

Walnut????

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 02-19-2013 11:37 PM

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

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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handmade24

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#6 posted 02-20-2013 12:45 AM

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

-- The price of the project can be found in the smiles of those who receive it. Some things are priceless.

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 02-20-2013 01:05 AM

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

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

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KnotCurser

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#8 posted 02-20-2013 01:50 PM

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

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#9 posted 07-27-2014 11:20 PM

It’s called beautiful wood of course.

-- Leonard H.

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