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Sapele Pommele

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Project by DustyNewt posted 08-25-2016 12:07 PM 1679 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently ran across a limited supply of Sapele “Pommele”, a tropical African hardwood

A remarkable wood that is similar to working mahogany, and finishes like a dream, although getting the photos to show its true beauty is difficult. “Pommele” is a term used to describe the figure of this Sapele.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://peace-in-wood-by-dustynewt.zibbet.com/





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Douglas Bordner

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#1 posted 08-25-2016 01:44 PM

Great wood. You should post your stacked Dusty Newt keychain that you posted on Facebook. That is really something!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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#2 posted 08-25-2016 01:54 PM

nice and unique,please make a blog how to made it

-- bambi

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#3 posted 08-25-2016 02:18 PM

This one, Doug? It is a “Wave” keychain in Amboyna and Mahogany.

Amboyna and Mahogany Wave Keychain

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://peace-in-wood-by-dustynewt.zibbet.com/

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#4 posted 08-25-2016 02:21 PM

Zagreb… I have a video here on my website. http://dustynewt.com/

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://peace-in-wood-by-dustynewt.zibbet.com/

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#5 posted 08-25-2016 03:51 PM

NEAT

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 08-25-2016 05:39 PM

Those are awesome brother !
I recently made a gun rack from Sapele and agree with you on how it works and how it finishes.
You have been making these key fobs and such for a long time and are the master at it.

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#7 posted 08-25-2016 06:03 PM

Dusty, these are very nice. These would make nice gifts or would be great for selling.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 08-25-2016 08:34 PM

Thanks guys! I enjoy doing these and they allow me to meet great people around the world. They also keep the bill collectors at bay. :D)

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://peace-in-wood-by-dustynewt.zibbet.com/

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#9 posted 08-25-2016 08:36 PM

thanks dusty

-- bambi

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#10 posted 08-25-2016 08:42 PM

Nema na čemu! (You’re welcome)... Bambi in Zagreb. Sorry my Croatian is not good… :D)

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://peace-in-wood-by-dustynewt.zibbet.com/

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#11 posted 08-25-2016 08:50 PM

Nice letters. It’s on my ’’to do’’ list for a long time. I even downloaded all letter’s templates.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 08-25-2016 09:00 PM

It takes practice. I have developed my own free-hand letter style over the the last 35 years.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://peace-in-wood-by-dustynewt.zibbet.com/

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#13 posted 08-27-2016 01:44 AM

Nice job!

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