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Be Bliss

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12-06-2011 09:09 PM

Topic tags/keywords: mahogany question

Ok, I picked up 4 pieces (3/4×4” x 4’) of mahogany lumber that was used as decking. Would any one know if these could be treated lumber and not good for wood working projects.

Ok, any thoughts on what I can do with these as my first projects. These are wet and I am not sure how long I would need to wait to get it dried before working with this. I have most of the tools necessary, but have yet to hook these up and put it to use. Any suggestions (motivations) welcomed and appreciated.

Be Bliss.

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chrisstef

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#1 posted 12-06-2011 09:22 PM

Hmm if its mahogany for sure its not Pressure treated. Id let em sit in the shope for maybe a week with something heavy on them so they dont warp as they dry. As to what to make … the wood will talk to you eventually. You could make a box. Theres a lot that goes into even a little box so it could help you along with joinery or you can send it to me and ill make somethin with it ;)

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#2 posted 12-06-2011 09:28 PM

Display case for golf balls or baseballs might even be an option.

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