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Spalted Plywood

01-10-2010 04:27 AM by Kacy | 8 comments »

So, I’m knocking around at the local big box, looking through a stack of birch plywood for a nice piece to make a bench hook and a shooting board (because, of course, you can’t use just any old hunk of wood for just critical bench accessories), when I flip a 2×4 panel over and see this: Now, I have to admit that I have never seen a piece of spalted wood in the flesh, but this sure looks like some of the pictures I have seen. I also have never heard of anything other than spalted maple, but I suppose there is no reason why fungus can’t do the same job in other species. But, in a piece of birch ply? Has anyone else ever run across this kind of thing? Ne...

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