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Forum topic by D_Allen posted 07-18-2012 01:10 AM 785 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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D_Allen

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07-18-2012 01:10 AM

I got this in an assortment and there is no documentation on what the woods are. Most of them I can identify but this one has me puzzled. At first I thought it may be birds-eye maple but it is light as a feather and tears easily when turned. Looks great finished though! I also thought it may be buckeye burl but if so, it is from a tree that was left standing dead and dried up completely.

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#1 posted 07-18-2012 02:37 AM

Buckeye Burl

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#2 posted 07-18-2012 02:50 AM

No need for me to reply, but it is indeed Buckeye Burl 100%. I’ve seen too much if this great stuff for it to be anything else!! ;-D

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#3 posted 07-19-2012 01:22 AM

Thanks guys.
I thought it was that.
I wonder why it is so light and dry.

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#4 posted 07-19-2012 01:24 AM

Balsa :D
Just kidding

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#5 posted 07-19-2012 01:38 AM

pen wood

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#6 posted 07-20-2012 12:43 AM

hehe…pen wood…lol

Does this one look like figured maple?
I don’t like this design but it turned out OK.

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#7 posted 07-20-2012 12:59 AM

Yep that one looks like curly maple.

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