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Forum topic by aljr posted 11-14-2013 02:29 PM 797 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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aljr

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11-14-2013 02:29 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question wood hawthorn crataegus monogyna

I was wondering if someone can help me to find blanks of hawthorn , or thornapple, or hawbarry (Crataeges Monogyna), also known as common hawthorn.
I do models and this is a very nice wood to work with, but recently I have no lack in find it. Because most of my work is miniature size even small piece can be useful for me. I really appreciate any help.


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#1 posted 11-14-2013 03:53 PM

I don’t know about Hawthorn, but it is closely related to apple so I would think the wood is very similar in texture and working characteristics. You can find apple wood at any orchard.

-- Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, Past President, Lifetime member.

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