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Pine Wood End Grain
When I first saw it, I was impressed by the strong grain patterns of this southern yellow pine lumber. So I turned it into a sculpture (of course)!
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Black walnut log
Spongy Areas Have to Go! I’m just starting on my black walnut log. There are some spongy areas in the whitish sapwood that I’m investigating.
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First Black Walnut Piece
This is a post that describes the beginning of a piece in black walnut wood. It starts at the point of splitting the log in half.
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I was laboriously removing the bark, "popping" it off in sections. Then my friend offered a better way and voila...no more bark. Yay!
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Okay, time to remove the bark. It's not as easy as it sounds -- does it even sound easy? Well I'm here to tell you that it's not!
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Check out this beauty of a cedar log, will you? It's roughly four feet long. I didn't want to work with that length so I decided to cut it in half. By hand.
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