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07-23-2012 02:02 PM

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I have been building bead boxes for the current rage: pandora,troll & other brands of bead bracelets, necklaces etc. Past choices for wood have been cherry, bubinga, & walnut. I now have a customer who wants one out of Mango wood. I have been looking for a source and am finding it difficult. Does anyone out there have a good source for Mango?
Dave Clark

-- Dave, Kansas City

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#1 posted 07-23-2012 02:32 PM


try this….

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#2 posted 07-23-2012 04:05 PM

Can’t help with the wood source, but I do like your box and the design. Thanks for sharing that.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 07-23-2012 06:21 PM

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 07-23-2012 07:46 PM

no idea where to get it, but now I want a mango.

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#5 posted 07-23-2012 10:52 PM

Very nicely done. I’d just keep searching out there in cyber-space for a Mango source. Looks like a beautiful wood

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 07-24-2012 01:53 AM

That box isn’t made form mango, is it? I think mango lumber is lighter/yellowish in color.

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#7 posted 07-24-2012 02:04 PM

Bigfootphil, No, that box is cherry. you’re right mango is lighter and more yellowish brown in color.
Don’t know where I can come up with some do you?

-- Dave, Kansas City

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