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905 days ago

i like to find some cypress to make my mom a clock i wood by or trade some tn wood for it you email me o yahoo messenger me vance_154


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#1 posted 905 days ago

Vance,

Check your LJ Messages…

Herb

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#2 posted 904 days ago

Vance,

Here’s a picture of a couple of cypress stumps I picked up a few years ago. I haven’t done anything with them except move them around the yard, so I’d be happy to trade you a “cookie” cut from one of them for something a little different from your stash of Tennessee wood.

These are about 3’ tall and 12-14” diameter at the top. At that point the stump is basically round. Moving down a bit the roots buttresses start to spread out and look sort of like a free form sculpture of a star or an octupus…

Most clock’s I’ve seen made of these were 18 – 24” or larger in total size and generally about 2 – 3” thick. They were generally finished with a glossy epoxy finish like a bar finish.

Anyway, that’s what I’ve got and I’ll be glad to get it to you so you can make your Mom a clock…

Herb

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#3 posted 903 days ago

this is some persimmon wood i have cut with a chain saw i run it thou my

delta 12 planer and this is some spalted birch i did the same way

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#4 posted 903 days ago

You could try acadian hardwoods, but I don’t know if they go as far up as where you are at.

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#5 posted 903 days ago

How much cypress did you need?

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#6 posted 903 days ago

TCC and Joey,

Vance is looking for a “cookie” from a cypress stump to make one of the free form live edge clocks.

I’ve got some stumps and plan to cut him a cookie this weekend.

Herb

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#7 posted 881 days ago

i am steel looking for some cypress i have some nice wood to trade

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#8 posted 881 days ago

Steel looking, and by? I’m having a problem with what you’re wanting.
Do you want cypress boards or cross-cut logs?
“Still looking and buy”?
Not tryin’ to be an a$$.
Bill

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#9 posted 879 days ago

i am wanting to make a clock and maybe a jull box

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#10 posted 879 days ago

i wold like a slab i wold be interesed in lumber to

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