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Project by dean2336 posted 05-11-2013 10:30 PM 617 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i don’t know really what kind of wood this is,but is pertty neat.smells like walnut ,makes your nose itch when you work it. i’m looking in to it . i may post some pics.ofthe branch later.
thank you.

-- dean2336,nebr.





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Porchfish

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#1 posted 05-11-2013 10:49 PM

What is the weight ratio to what you know walnut to be ? Looks like it could possibly be Walnut’s long suffering light weight cousin , butternut ? Yes I have worked butternut that has a good deal of figure and movement ???

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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DAC

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#2 posted 05-12-2013 12:13 AM

nice looking piece. must be itch wood.

-- Wood is a zen like experiance.

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 05-12-2013 12:24 AM

Don’t know what the species is – but I want some :-). Great looking project also.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Greg S

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#4 posted 05-12-2013 02:00 AM

Beautiful work! The piece of [whatever] you used was a great choice – the figuring really complimented your craftsmanship.

-- It's only wood

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#5 posted 05-12-2013 03:27 AM

I’m going to take a stab and say it Buckeye wood.

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#6 posted 05-12-2013 12:36 PM

Whatever it is, tis beautiful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 05-12-2013 12:57 PM

l Believe Its CATALPA

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#8 posted 05-14-2013 07:30 AM

If your’e not sure Dean, call it “willburn” but I hope this beautie doesn’t end up in the fire box, :) just joking.
Nice job
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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