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Forum topic by kiefer posted 12-10-2017 04:07 PM 641 views 1 time favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-10-2017 04:07 PM

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Here is some interesting information on wood toxin and how it can affect your health !
http://www.wood-database.com/wood-articles/wood-allergies-and-toxicity/

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos


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#1 posted 12-10-2017 04:23 PM

Thanks, that’s Interesting but he doesn’t say anything about toxicity, perhaps you want to change your title to Hardness chart
These links might help on toxicity.

https://www.woodworkerssource.com/shop/wtox.html

http://www.finewoodworking.com/1977/12/01/toxic-woods

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#2 posted 12-10-2017 04:31 PM

The Wood Database contains a paragraph on each wood that discusses that particular wood allergens and toxicity or lack thereof. It also has a section that discusses toxicity and allergens in general with a chart on same for each individual wood.
The woodworkers source and fine woodworking articles are not as complete but they do both list some other sources.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 12-10-2017 04:35 PM

Thanks Bruce the guy selling the chart on his video does not say anything about toxicity nor did I see it on the close up of the chart in the video. You must have looked closer than I did. My apologies Kiefer

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#4 posted 12-10-2017 04:38 PM

Here’s all I saw on the chart

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#5 posted 12-10-2017 04:52 PM

Hi Klaus…How well I know after getting sick 3 times a few years ago when working with Brazilian Rosewood. The prettiest wood I ever worked with and now I don’t touch it. It is 4stars on the toxicity chart on the wood database.

Here is the toxicity chart I used from there:
http://www.wood-database.com/wood-articles/wood-allergies-and-toxicity/

Jim

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#6 posted 12-10-2017 05:17 PM

Good to share Klaus. I keep a binder in the shop with that info on it. Great information to have if you work with a lot of different woods.

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#7 posted 12-10-2017 05:41 PM

I have an older version/shortcut this one seems abridged.

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#8 posted 12-10-2017 07:10 PM

SORRY !!!!!!!!!!!
I copied the wrong link but replaced it with the proper one .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#9 posted 12-10-2017 07:52 PM

Thanks Klaus.

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#10 posted 12-10-2017 07:56 PM

Ha ha the wrong link seems like something I would do.

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#11 posted 12-10-2017 08:25 PM

Thanks!

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#12 posted 12-10-2017 08:26 PM

I figured it out, my link is to the home page!
Looks like I may have to buy a Haz-mat suit to work with my Pacific Yew?

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#13 posted 12-10-2017 09:17 PM

Judging from all that information, it sounds like we should just abandon woodworking.

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#14 posted 12-11-2017 04:26 PM

very interesting info, thanks Klaus

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#15 posted 12-12-2017 07:58 AM

One that was missing: beech

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