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Post by Lord Foul on Wed 26 Oct 2016 - 20:34

you will find that a LOT of church pews are in fact NOT oak but in fact parannah pine

still a lovely timber and now very hard to get hold of

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Post by eddie on Wed 26 Oct 2016 - 21:09

Vic my dad used to work in the timber trade. He was able to tell where a piece of wood came from, or what it was, by smell.
He used to win wagers at work.

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Post by Lord Foul on Wed 26 Oct 2016 - 21:13

yup doesnt surprise me at all eddie

every timber has its own unique smell and characteristics, and some real gifted folks can tell a lot about the timber from them...


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Post by eddie on Wed 26 Oct 2016 - 21:21

Lord Foul wrote:yup doesnt surprise me at all eddie

every timber has its own unique smell and characteristics, and some real gifted folks can tell a lot about the timber from them...


Hahaha I'm glad you understood it, he would've been pleased.

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Post by nicko on Wed 26 Oct 2016 - 22:08

I think of Bonfire Night !
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Post by Lord Foul on Wed 26 Oct 2016 - 22:24

I get prime local english air seasoned oak at £40 per cube foot
and air seasoned local larch for £10/cube foot

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Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Thu 27 Oct 2016 - 9:32

Lord Foul wrote:
yup doesnt surprise me at all eddie

every timber has its own unique smell and characteristics, and some real gifted folks can tell a lot about the timber from them...


Arrow

HOW ABOUT a piece of Scented Rosewood, open air dried for 20-30 years in a paddock out the back of Mullumbimby, legally obtained and sitting under the back of a relatives house for the past two decades ???

A woodturner's dream..

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