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question on type of material on some boards

by Knockonit
posted 12-19-2018 01:21 AM


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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 12-19-2018 01:24 AM

black walnut :<))

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Knockonit

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#2 posted 12-19-2018 01:28 AM

hmm, never seen black walnut (here in Az) that dark, most of what i have seen is true black,

thanks for info
rj

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#3 posted 12-19-2018 03:35 PM

Katalox might work….look it up. I discovered this wood when I was also looking for an affordable alternative to ebony.

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#4 posted 12-19-2018 03:41 PM

I couldn’t find really blck walnut here in Arizona either so I used Wenge … really a dark dark brown, but when used in contrast with Maple and purple heart and such it looks black. Check it out.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 12-19-2018 03:58 PM

I’d guess black walnut as well—which becomes much darker when finish is applied. Walnut is very common for cutting boards.

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Knockonit

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#6 posted 12-19-2018 11:34 PM

it wasn’t necessarily on cutting boards, it almost looked like a roofing felt, about 1/8inch, and they used it as a obvious color contrast for squares ect.
i’m trying to find the video, and try and post it. and of course, like a fool didn’t book mark it
thanks to info
Rj

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Knockonit

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#7 posted 12-19-2018 11:37 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpvOwsKd2wo

here we go, one example

thanks
Rj

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#8 posted 12-20-2018 12:36 AM



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpvOwsKd2wo

here we go, one example

thanks
Rj

- Knockonit

Well… In that video he describes the material as a ‘black veneer’ . which was just laminated to the wood, and carved away with a rotary tool.

‘Black veneer’ could be nearly anything… So long as its black and super thin :)

-- I've quickly learned that being a woodworker isn't about making flawless work, rather it's fixing all the mistakes you made so that it appears flawless to others! Jay - FL

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