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02-09-2011 05:23 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource walnut cedar milling

Got a bunch of Claro Walnut from a friend of mine the other day. Could not believe how much wood he gave me. Very generous man.

Here are some pics of most of it. Did not get pics of it all.

Look at the grain in this stuff.

Got some great turning blanks and pen/finial blanks also.

Also got a couple of pieces of walnut 1/2 X 10×48 and 1/2×10 x 74.
Along with 6 Aromatic Cedar boards 1/2 X 6×36

Some of the Walnut has been air drying in a barn for 30+ years! The rest is fresh cut from a Claro Walnut Root Ball.

I sure love this web site that has made me friends with such wonderful people.

Thank You to all who share the knowledge and wood.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#1 posted 02-09-2011 05:29 PM

Care to share? I’ll take it off your hands if you like. Great find.

-- Ray

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#2 posted 02-09-2011 05:40 PM

Wow, that is quite a friend, and a generous one too! Lots of fantastic and beautiful wood there.

What will you be making for them as a thank you?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#3 posted 02-09-2011 05:49 PM

Nice score Dan beautiful wood


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#4 posted 02-09-2011 06:03 PM

wow cool wood looks great want to trade? for some ?

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#5 posted 02-09-2011 06:04 PM

Scrappy, you are blest to have a friend that is so generous. Now if you have more then you can use let me know and I will be right over…. )))

thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 02-09-2011 06:43 PM

I see some wonderful projects coming from this wood. Lots of flashy grain!


-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#7 posted 02-09-2011 07:24 PM


-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#8 posted 02-09-2011 08:39 PM

If you think that looks good now- just wait until you’ve got it turned and polished up, it will look like a million bucks!

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#9 posted 02-09-2011 09:53 PM

AGAIN ! as I remember it wasn´t so long ago you got another batch ....LOL

great looking wood , will be interressting to se you bringing the best out from it

take care

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#10 posted 02-09-2011 09:56 PM

Nice score!

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#11 posted 02-09-2011 10:06 PM

Wow!!!! I see some great projects coming out of that stash for quite some time to come, Scrappy.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 02-10-2011 04:05 AM

You’ll have a hard time deciding which piece to use first. That’s a good friend! My Dad always said you have to be a good friend to have good friends.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#13 posted 02-10-2011 04:44 AM

Wow, that is a lot of ‘gifting!’ You’ll have to make him something nice in return. Gorgeous grain on those samples. Get to turning!


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#14 posted 02-10-2011 07:57 AM

Nice score!

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#15 posted 02-10-2011 08:57 AM

what comes around goes around, you must be a really nice fellow.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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