milling flame box elder ?

  • Advertise with us

« back to Wood & Lumber forum

Forum topic by noblevfd posted 09-21-2012 09:10 PM 702 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View noblevfd's profile


41 posts in 2299 days

09-21-2012 09:10 PM

I am milling some flame box elder and need to know if I have to coat the flat cuts with something to preserve the red in the wood or will it stay red as it dries this is my first time getting wood milled I know I need to coat the ends Thanks for your help Bob

4 replies so far

View knotheadswoodshed's profile


176 posts in 1015 days

#1 posted 09-22-2012 05:52 PM

my box elder burl kept its “flame”

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

View Gary's profile


7823 posts in 2275 days

#2 posted 09-22-2012 07:49 PM

Wont lose any color. I have some that’s a couple of years old just a bright as ever

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

View noblevfd's profile


41 posts in 2299 days

#3 posted 09-22-2012 08:53 PM

knothead and gary thanks for the info Bob

View Arlin Eastman's profile

Arlin Eastman

2546 posts in 1403 days

#4 posted 09-22-2012 09:34 PM

Bob you devil dog you. Very nice score on the wood and job well done

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing. ......................

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics