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Forum topic by kyscroller posted 07-17-2014 02:20 AM 552 views 1 time favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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kyscroller

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07-17-2014 02:20 AM

I was thinking about buying some persimmon to try some scroll sawing some projects. Wondering if anyone has used it before and how well it works.


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OldWrangler

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#1 posted 07-17-2014 03:24 AM

Do you know a place that has some persimmon? It is very nice wood to work with and looks good too. Get some if you can.

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#2 posted 07-17-2014 10:26 AM

There is a local mill that cuts and kiln drys it’s own stock. He picked up some local logs and has a few houndred board feet of it in 4/4. He sells it for $4.00 a bd ft. Don’t really know if that’s cheap or not but it is a pretty wood.

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#3 posted 07-17-2014 05:47 PM

I may have to re-think. I have a small stack of it and I was going to use it for a big, mundane project. I’ve never used it or really seen it (except for my grandfather’s golf clubs) but from the peek I got while stacking it, I assumed it was just another “nut” wood. Now I’m going to open up a board or two and check it out to see if I can put it to more appropriate use. On the other hand, sassafras and butternut are nut woods and I like them alot.

-- Practicing unfamiliar techniques on scrap before committing to the real piece leads to safe and reliable results.

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#4 posted 07-28-2014 01:52 AM

Well went and bought some and I really like the way it cuts. Made a welcome sign and took it to a show and it was the first thing to sell.

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#5 posted 07-28-2014 03:17 AM

Have you got any pictures to show ?

-- Practicing unfamiliar techniques on scrap before committing to the real piece leads to safe and reliable results.

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#6 posted 07-28-2014 10:24 AM

It was like after I sold it then a little while later I realized I didn’t take one.i’ll remake it and take one and post it.

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#7 posted 07-28-2014 11:28 AM

I have some for sale if anybody needs small quantities that will fit a USPS flat rate box. Air dried, not kiln dried, though. If you need some, send me a PM.

Danny

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

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