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  1. Forestry & Milling
    Ok, so Sweetgum is a pain in the ass to dry flat and it doesn't last like cedar, but its really cool looking and I have a bunch of spalted Sweetgum logs in the woods from the previous landowner that need to be milled before they rot. I have read several posts about people using sweetgum (air...
  2. Wood Finishing
    I want to accentuate the spalting and the contrast in wood color. I want a hard surface that is semi gloss. The problem with spalted sycamore is that it takes on finish with different degrees of coverage, sometimes having dry spots. I have minwax wood finish that seals and the excepts...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    I recently came across a walnut board, 7 inches wide, 1.25 inches thick, about 6 feet long. A good section of it from the edges to around 3 inches in on each side is heavily spalted. For the most part it feels solild but there are a few punky spots. What is the best way to harden these areas up...
  4. Forestry & Milling
    Ok so like i said I am new to this.. Earlier I asked about burls but apparently I meant Spalted..so I need to know what I do with spalted wood? so I just paint the ends of the logs and let them dry? or can I have them cut up and kiln dried..should I face cut them into 4 inche chunks then dip in...
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