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Forum topic by Joseph Jossem posted 618 days ago 728 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joseph Jossem

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618 days ago

large monkeypod tree beautiful grain and color book matched sets for dinning room tables


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redryder

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#1 posted 618 days ago

Never heard of it but I like it…................

-- mike...............

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Joseph Jossem

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#2 posted 618 days ago

I think most tropical places I have friends in the phillipines and other areas that use it alot for everything.Hardwood sort of like oak or maple in between.Very popular here now looks like koa.Furniture flooring everything really nice grain and color.

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#3 posted 618 days ago

The wood is beautiful, almost as pretty as the sawmill!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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bobasaurus

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#4 posted 618 days ago

Wish I had a piece of it. Grain looks really nice.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#5 posted 618 days ago

I remember my trips to the Phillipenes, in my earlier days, everything you saw was made out of monkey pod. I still have a few items that I picked up while there. That should make a really nice dinning table.

-- Tim

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Toolz

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#6 posted 618 days ago

I have a huge collection of monkeypod wood serving platters, dishes, small square bowls, etc I inherited from my folks. They got them in Hawaii when I was a kid.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 617 days ago

Please stop posting these. I’m getting a terminal case of wood envy!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Ripthorn

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#8 posted 617 days ago

I like monkey pod. I have used it on several guitar fretboards and it is also the accent wood in the bedroom set I am working on. I approve of the choice.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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Zinderin

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#9 posted 617 days ago

Albizia saman … also known as Saman, Rain Tree, and Monkeypod

Its native range is Mexico south to Peru and Brazil, and its been introduced South and Southeast Asia.

On the conservation status scale, its SECURE (means there’s more than we use right now).

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Joseph Jossem

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#10 posted 616 days ago

Some more monkey I was blessed today 6 logs one blade 5 hours all right.
Took me about 100 hours but I finally tuned in my new mill.Timberking is amazing takes a beating and keeps going strong.What ever you throw at the mill it eats it no problem made in the usa allright.
The stump is next about 7’ wide 10’ tall it has to be split down the middle chainsaw time.

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#11 posted 616 days ago

gorgeous.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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