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Jeff_harden

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03-19-2013 10:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bois d arc osage orange slab top natural edge

-- Jeff, Denton, TX - www.hardencabinets.com


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#1 posted 03-19-2013 10:29 PM

Very nice. I’ve only worked osage a couple times, but I like it. I did a fretboard on a guitar out of it once and it worked beautifully.

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

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#2 posted 03-19-2013 10:29 PM

Man, those must weigh a ton. Great looking slabs.

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#3 posted 03-19-2013 10:46 PM

If I lived anywhere close, I would be sitting there.

Do you have a website for the wood?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 03-19-2013 11:02 PM

Good Golly, Miss Molly!
I’ve done a bit of work with “Hedge”. You must have 700-1000 lb there.
Make great table tops.
Beautiful stuff.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 03-19-2013 11:44 PM

humma humma

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#6 posted 03-20-2013 09:45 AM

Working on the website for the wood. This is what I got so far http://wood.hardencabinets.com/. Thanks Jeff

-- Jeff, Denton, TX - www.hardencabinets.com

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#7 posted 03-20-2013 09:48 AM

Thanks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 03-20-2013 02:16 PM

LUST!! Wow, you guys in Texas must have much bigger Osage Orange trees than we do. There is quite a bit around here, but a good sized tree is maybe half the diameter of what those slabs came out of.

-- "My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." Abraham Lincoln

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#9 posted 03-20-2013 02:38 PM

Some great looking wood. Wouldn’t have a few small peices laying around I could use for pen blanks do you?

Your website for wood is on it’s way to be an impressive site.

Let me know about the pen blank peices, I will pay for them. I don’t have any thing to trade.

Ray

-- Waco, Texas

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#10 posted 03-20-2013 04:52 PM

Yes we have plenty of smaller pieces.

-- Jeff, Denton, TX - www.hardencabinets.com

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#11 posted 03-20-2013 08:22 PM

PM sent Jeff

Ray

-- Waco, Texas

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#12 posted 04-23-2013 08:27 PM

holy cow, those must weigh a ton. i just made two 6’ coffee tables and they are very dense, so i can imagine how heavy those are. got another log coming. i love the stuff. finished one with General Finishes Gel Topcoat and the other with Waterlox Marine Finish, will be interesting to see how the color change differs…..

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