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Forum topic by Bill Berklich posted 11-25-2017 04:29 PM 563 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bill Berklich

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11-25-2017 04:29 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question mahogany wood

Bargain bin wood from Woodcraft. 1.25 Diameter 12” long 0.426 lbs. looks like a light shade of mahogany.

The reason I ask is that it literally smells like a horse stall when I’m turning it.

Any ideas?

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#1 posted 11-25-2017 05:40 PM

Looks kind of like spanish cedar. I don’t know
about the smell. I think it stinks when it
burns on the saw or with a router.

Spanish cedar is often used in flamenco guitar
necks as a substitute for mahogany because
it’s about 20% lighter. That’s what I used it

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#2 posted 11-25-2017 06:28 PM

Looks like lacewood to me.

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