Odd wormy red oak

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Forum topic by yellowtruck75 posted 07-22-2011 11:30 PM 1673 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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07-22-2011 11:30 PM

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I am building a toy box for my niece so I wanted something unique. When I went to the local hardwood store they suggested wormy red oak. My question is what else is in this wood? It looks like a bit of birds eye and burl but can’t tell. Hope the pictures can show what I mean.


Suggestions on finish that will bring out the natural colors of the red oak and is tough for a toy box? I don’t want to stain the wood just want to show off its colors. High gloss poly?

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#1 posted 07-22-2011 11:34 PM

bark inclusions … very nice

shellac and paste wax

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