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#1 posted 01-03-2013 07:07 PM

Yew was the wood of choice for the English longbow, a weapon that left quite an important mark on history.

And then there’s hemlock, with a poisonous sap whose properties were not lost on a gentleman named Socrates.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com


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