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Good way to join LJ

11-15-2019 12:12 AM by hungrypacman | 6 comments »

Wow, what a great idea it was to finally join LJ and immediately participate in the 2019 Mallet Swap! Not only I got to try making one (took way more time than I expected or had been ready to spend), but also received a much nicer one from d¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤. Since I finally got to use some wood I haven’t had a chance to try before, I learned that: White oak is a really nice wood to work on. Reasonably hard to make tools from, pleasant texture. Chichipate is really hard, but is much nicer to work with than ipê. The end grain looks nice, but the face grain and edge grain didn’t excite me as much, probably need to experiment more with finishing.

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