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Bois D'Arc Cross

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Project by johnh1963 posted 03-05-2013 03:52 PM 867 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A piece of Bois D’Arc (bo dark), also known as Horse Apple Tree, carved into a cross. Cross is approximately 16” tall. Finished with tung oil and buffed to gloss with a brown paper bag.





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LFD3908

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#1 posted 03-05-2013 05:41 PM

Nice, in time for Easter! Is that a texas wood?

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#2 posted 03-05-2013 07:28 PM

Well done. LFD those are widely seen through out a lot of the east and midwest. We call them bowdock you can see from where. It is a great tree in the mulberry family and a lot of my bowyer friends make bows from them as did Native People. I have a bunch in my yard and some in the drying shed. Rough on tools it is very hard wood.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com

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#3 posted 03-07-2013 05:34 PM

Like it. You showed the beauty of the wood and the finish is amazing.

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