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Yellow Box Burl Coffee Table #2: Leg

02-06-2016 04:23 AM by icemanhank | 0 comments »

Hi all Here are a couple of pics of the leg for my table. As said before it is Sequoia, I have cut the piece in half and rejoined on a slight angle buy butting the sides together and making splines from a piece of Mountain Ash for a littlit bit of contrast. It was a bit of a pain to glue up as the joints were quite tight and clamping the edges meant the joint opened up, hence the need to clamp the ends to the bench and juggle the pressure of the clamps to get everything a nice fit.

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Salvage store find. End grain redwood chunks

09-29-2015 05:35 AM by emart | 1 comment »

One thing I like about living in the Seattle area is the huge variety of stuff you can find here. I have 5 different salvage stores to choose from and 4 different slab stores (that i know of) . You can find just about anything you can imagine and a lot more beyond that. A few weeks ago I found some small-ish chunks of redwood at a salvage shop for $20 each. They are about 20×20 and 5 inches thick. I was pretty happy with my find but on sunday I found something bigger. MUCH bigger. ...

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Wood of the day #14: Sequoia (Burl)

01-16-2015 01:55 AM by CreekOne | 2 comments »

Common name(s): Sequoia, Redwood, Coast Redwood, Coastal Redwood, California Redwood Botanical name: Sequoia sempervirens Synonymous: __ Distribution: In a narrow stretch along the Pacific coast of North America, California to Oregon. Description: Very lightweight wood with a papery feel to it, Sequoia has a light brown to dark red-brown heartwood and a pale yellow/white sapwood. Fun facts: Coast redwood is one of the most valuable timber species in the lumbering ind...

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Wood of the day #13: Sequoia (Old growth)

01-16-2015 01:51 AM by CreekOne | 0 comments »

Common name(s): Sequoia, Redwood, Coast Redwood, Coastal Redwood, California Redwood Botanical name: Sequoia sempervirens Synonymous: __ Distribution: In a narrow stretch along the Pacific coast of North America, California to Oregon. Description: Very lightweight wood with a papery feel to it, Sequoia has a light brown to dark red-brown heartwood and a pale yellow/white sapwood. Its straight grained and easy to split. Takes a really nice shiny finish when hand planed. ...

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