milling flame box elder ?

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Forum topic by noblevfd posted 09-21-2012 09:10 PM 717 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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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

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#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"

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#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

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

knothead and gary thanks for the info Bob

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

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

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