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Forum topic by noblevfd posted 676 days ago 600 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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noblevfd

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676 days ago

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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knotheadswoodshed

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#1 posted 675 days ago

my box elder burl kept its “flame”

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities" www.knotheadswoodshed.com

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Gary

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#2 posted 675 days ago

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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noblevfd

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#3 posted 675 days ago

knothead and gary thanks for the info Bob

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Arlin Eastman

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#4 posted 675 days ago

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.

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