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Gary

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1385 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: bex elder cherry

Anyone ever use Box Elder with Cherry?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill


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hObOmOnk

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#1 posted 1385 days ago

Yes.

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#2 posted 1385 days ago

no

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#3 posted 1385 days ago

hobomonk, how did it do. Anything I should watch for….did it look good together?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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richgreer

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#4 posted 1385 days ago

I always encourage artistic expression and experimentation, but I have trouble envisioning cherry and box elder looking good together.

I hope you will post it as a project when you have it (whatever it is) done.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Gary

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#5 posted 1385 days ago

Rich, IF I use them together I will post it. I was just wondering what they would look like together and if there would be something I should look out for..

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1385 days ago

I haven’t used that combination but I look forward to see what it looks like.

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kolwdwrkr

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#7 posted 1385 days ago

I saw a Yes and a No, but not a maybe. What type of project are you building? I think the project and the design of said project will determine whether or not they will look good together. Can’t wait to see what this combination turns into.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 1385 days ago

Only to make pie.

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hObOmOnk

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#9 posted 1385 days ago

Box elder is a type of maple. Use accordingly.

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MrsN

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#10 posted 1384 days ago

Sometimes when I am not sure if I will like the look of different woods together I will sand and finish a small piece of each and put them next to each other.
I like experimenting with different colors and the grain patterns that come with combining different types of wood. Depending on your project anything may go.
MrsN

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Gary

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#11 posted 1384 days ago

I do the same but, the mill is on shut down now, everyone on vacation. When they get back, the Box Elder will go in the kiln. I have a couple of weeks to wait before I can actually put the two woods together

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Freddie24

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#12 posted 1380 days ago

I like the idea of mixing woods,I think its been use for making plywoods better,thanks.

Regards,

Freddie
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