|Forum topic by RussellAP||posted 378 days ago||653 views||0 times favorited||1 reply|
378 days ago
I got a piece of this the other day. I’m making an artful balancing clock. I have some (hopefully) curly maple on the lathe for the clock blank. I am waiting for the clock to arrive before completing the blank.
I like this wood. Too bad it’s so very rare. It’s very hard and 600g polishes it to glass like smoothness.
I will say that it doesn’t drill very well. My forstner bit almost melted down.
Has anyone worked this wood before?
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