I have been asked ($$) to make a cutting board for a co-worker. I will be
using ambrosia maple and cherry for the main board surface and a border of
walnut to frame the whole thing.
Sometime recently (before I needed to know this) I read about leaving some
joint or other in these things unglued. I sure would appreciate a link to
a site discussing / illustrating this or a 'heads up' here.
Uptime below for a desktop Linux machine.
00:37:00 up 26 days, 11:13, 3 users, load average: 0.06, 0.09, 0.23
Following your tip I looked at a number of sites (~40) based on a
google search for "ambrosia maple" and "ambrosia fungus" "ambrosia
toxin". I found no mention of toxicity from either the ambrosia beetle or
the ambrosia fungus or the opportunistic fungus that often co-habits
Most of the sites were either government sponsored arbor sites or
If you remain convinced that there is a toxicity problem, please post a
URL link so that I can read and evaluate that information.
Uptimes below for Linux machines. One desktop, one web server.
20:37:00 up 28 days, 7:13, 3 users, load average: 0.01, 0.05, 0.06
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