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kolwdwrkr

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08-29-2009 04:21 AM

Lets see the material that comes from it. Post any type of milled lumber. The more grain and figure we can see the better. I’ll start:
This piece is from curlymaple.com
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This has to be the most spectacular maple I’ve ever seen if not the most spectacular material. Lets see who changes that….

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Karson

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#1 posted 08-29-2009 04:29 AM

Really Rivers and valleys. there Keith.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#2 posted 08-29-2009 04:48 AM

That’s gonna be tough to beat!

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 08-29-2009 04:58 AM

Elm Burl
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#4 posted 08-29-2009 05:03 AM

curly maple from one of my frames

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#5 posted 08-29-2009 05:08 AM

quarter sawn white oak from one of my frames

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#6 posted 08-29-2009 05:43 AM

Ambrosia maple with tiger stripe and burl.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#7 posted 08-29-2009 06:11 AM

Karson
You should start a mail order business and mail me one of those planks >grin<.
Regards
DAN

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#8 posted 08-29-2009 06:21 AM

Dan: I told you I owed you, And you said later.

If this is the later let me know.

You know Dan, I into that wood by $0.70 per Bd ft. So I can’t let it go to easy.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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PurpLev

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#9 posted 08-29-2009 06:24 AM

hey Karson – is that from the firewood pile?

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Karson

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#10 posted 08-29-2009 06:28 AM

No fire sale pile. I walked up he quoted a price, I paid and left with my vehicle loaded down.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#11 posted 08-29-2009 06:34 AM

Hello kolwdwrkr;
....here’s my version of ‘hernia buster’,
free form chainsaw milled in NH,
hand planed and hand sanded,
curly maple which I took down last summer
….

....finish is tung oil….

Thank you.
GODSPEED,
Frank
RusticWoodArt

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#12 posted 08-29-2009 07:12 AM

Karson
I’m eye balling that figure and wondering what I could make with one or two of those planks. They look like 8/4.
Maybe a small Chair ? Something cool.
DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#13 posted 08-29-2009 07:58 AM

Queensland Maple

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#14 posted 08-29-2009 08:10 AM

This is the curly cherry I’m using as the top to my sideboard (not sanded or finished in this pic)

Curly Cherry

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#15 posted 08-29-2009 01:57 PM

I can play this game. 24” wide figured maple slab I milled and made into a desk top.

It started like this (well it started 2 blocks away where the city cut it down on a vacant lot and delivered it to me)

And some of it ended up in the desk.

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