Is the wood from a Carob tree a 'wanted' wood? Is it a good wood to use for
turning? What about slabbing and using it for boxes or anything else?
Other than woodworking, how about in a smoker? Last chance, will be next
Thanks in advance,
Hard to locate any wood info. In fact, impossible with most of my reference
Ceratonia siliqua, AKA St. John's Bread tree. Gets maybe 35' tall. I've never
seen any info on grain, characteristics, etc. What I have seen has an irregular
deep orange red heartwood, near white sapwood, but that's an end on (top of
If you have a couple pieces, try cutting it, turning it, etc.
It's certainly different and might be fun.
Given that its pods are edible, allergies are unlikely, but just in case...mask
or respirator and long sleeves on the shirt, to be washed alone.
"Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a
pleasure." Ambrose Bierce
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