rare american chestnut

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Project by kayakdude posted 03-24-2014 11:05 PM 1423 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hello all . its been about 90 years ago that all the american chestnut been extinct , but ones in while you come across some nice wood in the shop ,that you have to be crere ful what you make with it like pens .kayakdude

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#1 posted 03-25-2014 01:11 AM

Looks good. I am, guessing that was a hard thing to turn down. I worked at a place that had several structures built of Chestnut. It was not an easy thing to put a nail in or make repairs to.


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#2 posted 03-26-2014 04:05 PM

Like the kit you chose to go with the wood on that one!

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#3 posted 03-31-2014 02:11 PM

Great pen! The wood has pretty grains and looks good with the kit. Great job!

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