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Joseph Jossem

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02-04-2014 11:55 PM

This is the largest curliest nastiest log i have had yet in 17 years cant wait to split it open i 1/4sawed a small branch to see grain.Every inch of the bark is rippled and warted with burl crazy!


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robert triplett

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#1 posted 02-05-2014 01:08 AM

Beautiful wood. Please let us see what the log looks like.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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richardwootton

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#2 posted 02-05-2014 01:11 AM

Are you going to flat saw or quarter saw the log? Beautiful wood by the way. I’d never heard of this species before today.

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

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EPJartisan

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 02:39 PM

oh man.. that is beautiful!

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 07:30 PM

What a find.

I looked on the net. most references to Hawaii ? But not much else. Does it have another name?

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Joseph Jossem

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#5 posted 02-28-2014 04:42 PM

finally cut the opiuma ill take some more pictures.Nicest wood i have cut yet curly quilted and birdseye some pieces have it all mixed in wow!

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#6 posted 02-28-2014 04:45 PM

That is some awesome looking lumber. Drooling!

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#7 posted 02-28-2014 06:19 PM

OP is from Hawaii, so it must be an Hawaiian tree.

And I agree it is really cool looking stuff.

-- Randy, Los Angeles/Brentwood, Ca

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#8 posted 02-28-2014 06:26 PM

Had to google it for scientific name. The wood database has it as
Pithecellobium dulce Monkeypod
http://www.wood-database.com/lumber-identification/hardwoods/monkeypod/

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Loren

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#9 posted 02-28-2014 07:12 PM

Wild. I’ve seen monkeypod stuff any never been impressed
but this is something else.

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#10 posted 03-01-2014 01:56 AM

Sent me a piece for a closer look asap!

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#11 posted 03-01-2014 02:24 AM

great lumber..

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#12 posted 03-01-2014 03:39 AM

Beautiful looking wood. Keep us posted : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 03-01-2014 05:20 PM

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#14 posted 03-01-2014 05:26 PM

WOW-WEEEEEEEE!!! You are definitely reaping the fruits of your labor on this one!!!

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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Joseph Jossem

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#15 posted 03-08-2014 01:18 AM

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