Same piece of wood, different lighting.
Very dry, very light in weight.
The piece 17" x 5.75" x 1.5" weighs just over 3 pounds.
Moderately soft-- a 1/32" steel nail-set dropped from about a foot,
penetrates about 1/8".
"Playing is not something I do at night, it's my function in life"
I doubt it: grain doesn't look right for cedar. My first thought, just looking
at it, was redwood, but 3 pounds is *much* too heavy for a piece that size to
be either redwood or cedar. I'd vote for Douglas fir.
Mike, it looks very similar to some catalpa that i have:
It is soft and light weight. It also has a distinct smell when I cut
it. I can't think of how to describe the smell - it's pleasant (to
me) like a scented candle.
Hey Mike, I see you found my old home. :-) It's a fun place to hang
out, and I wander in here every once in a while, but about 5 years ago
it started moving so dang fast I stopped trying to keep up. That and a
major infestation of trolls. Looks like most of the same crowd is still
here though; glad to see it.
See Nad. See Nad go. Go Nad!
To reply, eat the taco.
On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:57:13 +0000, Steve Turner wrote
I'm so far down in my rut it's turned into a cool groove. I was big on rmmp
about 15 years ago but hardly glanced at it this millennium.
I need to get over to the Dolbear site as well. Lot of friends there (some
quite local) but I found I was spending about 3 hours a day on the damn
thing, so I took a long holiday to break the addiction.
That an' the weightlifting group.. an'
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