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lumberjoe

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08-10-2013 05:54 PM

I picked up a few 10 foot x 8” pieces of select hard maple (for my wife) to make some cutting boards with. I sliced off a 3 foot section and sent it through the planer

Yup, that sure is maple. But hang on a second, something doesn’t look quite right

Surprise! Tiger maple.

I stopped short with the planer as it was beginning to tear out. I’ll finish it up by hand. I planed down the rest of the board and it had as much if not more figure. No way this is getting turned into end grain boards! I still have a solid inch, so I may entertain resawing it to increase my yield.

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#1 posted 08-10-2013 11:00 PM

That is a real GLOAT! What a beautiful plank of lumber God’s given you for future crafting. Glad you stopped. Russell

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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