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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    So the use of Honduras Rosewood is clearly rife with numerous warning about its toxicity, and a search on it results many credible stories of woodworkers having allergic reactions to it, some severe. However, HR is also one of the more popular woods for turners and instrument makers. So I'm...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey all, I'm wondering what would be the best type of wood would for this application. I have this big double-wall pyrex mug that I use for tea. It originally came with a wood lid --basically just a disc shape comprised of several glued-together pieces of bamboo. The lid is meant to keep...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi everybody, first off I want to say that by no means is this advertising for my business. I just finished this hatchet and I used wood for the handle that someone had given me. It was decking board from a large development house. Can someone identify what type of wood this is? It looks similar...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi all, Need a little help identifying this hardwood blank, Its very hard/dense; well Aged (bought from an antique toolbox c1920) I just can't decide if its Macassar ebiony with its distinctive striped pattern, or rosewood(seems like a good match too) Here are some pics of it: Any...
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    multi wood candy dish
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