Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'black cherry'

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Wood Types and Properties #1: Know your wood #1-Cherry

05-13-2011 10:43 PM by Paul Sellers | 5 comments »

Most people only talk about grain at the most superficial level of how it looks. We woodworkers enter the fibres. We tease the cells apart with the chisel’s edge and search for weaknesses and strengths in the species. We want to know these intimate details so we can exemplify the strengths and protect the weak from harm. I thought that it might help to give my personal insights into the different woods that I have worked with for almost five decades. Most of them are common enough, ...

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Cherry Burls On Sale #1: Barn-dried cherry burls

06-12-2015 10:28 PM by PaulN | 3 comments »

Update 19 Nov 2020 5 years ago I posted this photo of cherry burls drying in my barn. Sold them all for cheap to get rid of them to someone who came to pick them up. Now I have accumulated a bunch more, about twice as many, a few are really huge. Any interest? I could only ship the smaller ones (15lbs +/-). I live in NW Massachusetts. Please email me if you want further information. [email protected]

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Let's take a walk

04-22-2013 11:20 PM by jjw5858 | 1 comment »

If you are at your desk stressed, maybe stuck inside on a rainy day, or possibly contemplating troubles of the world, I have something for you to read. Here is a short journey of an escape to something that may bring a positive rejuvenation to your spirit…................... Check out the rest of the blog with full color pictures at : Great to hear from you and please feel free to comment on the page if you enjoy your visit! Thank you very m...

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