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Forum topic by WDHLT15 posted 402 days ago 825 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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WDHLT15

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402 days ago

I have a very nice piece of chinaberry that is 12” wide x 12” long x 4.5” thick. Chinaberry is in the mahogany family. This blank was cut back in March on my sawmill, and has been sealed with anchorseal. I am not a bowl turner, but I know that it will make a beautiful bowl. If someone who turns bowls would like it, I can ship it to you via USPS flat rate box. The wood is $25 and the USPS flat rate shipping is $17 for a total of $42. Here is a pic of the bowl blank and also a pic of the flat sawn grain of chinaberry on a Slab. If you are interested, send me a PM.

Thanks,

Danny

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln


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#1 posted 384 days ago

Danny…Is the ‘chinaberry’ blank still available? thank you…

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WDHLT15

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#2 posted 383 days ago

Scrub,

The 12” x 12” x 4.5” is not, but I have some smaller ones. What is the minimum thickness that you can use?

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

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ScrubPlane

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#3 posted 369 days ago

Thank you for the response Danny and I apologize for not doing same. I am turning a bowl on commission for a co-worker and I do need something in the 12×4 range. Thanks anyways…

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richardwootton

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#4 posted 367 days ago

I want the slab! I can’t afford it, but it sure is nice. We always thought of the Chinaberry tree as a trash tree growing up in Texas, I never knew it was so nice.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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WDHLT15

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#5 posted 364 days ago

ScrubPlane,

I have blanks that size in pecan (very nice) and in spalted poplar.

Richard,

The chinaberry wood is very beautiful. I have some 20” slabs that are 1 1/2” thick and 10’ long with the live edge on them. Unique wood that is actually in the mahogany family.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln

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