4th Jun 2009, 03:30 PM #1
My liking for this shrub tree that grows about ten feet tall over a long period of years continues. The tree produces a fruit that is highly edible and the wood proves irressistable to termites that hollow out the centre making it hard to cut blanks from it.
Worth the effort.
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4th Jun 2009, 03:31 PM #2
i agree peter. Great wood and a great pen!
4th Jun 2009, 06:07 PM #3
Yes, good looking wood and pen Peter!AmosGood, better, best, never let it rest;
Til your good is better, and your
4th Jun 2009, 07:00 PM #4
I like to color a lot...does it turn that way or do you have to wait a day or two for the deep color to show up, like with purpleheart?
Wonder if conkberry grows here in the states?
4th Jun 2009, 08:32 PM #5
Another fine example of your workmanship Peter!!
Have yet to see such darkly toned Conkerberry.
4th Jun 2009, 09:20 PM #6
nice pen i agree its a mission to get pen blanks out of have got a couple of large pieces able to get some out of just gotta get time
5th Jun 2009, 12:26 PM #7
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Top marks for that one. great job.Reality is no background music.
6th Jun 2009, 08:00 PM #8
Peter a well crafted pen. The streamlines do allow you to show the timber off in it's beauty, doesn't it. Have a small log of it at the moment and am seeing what usable blanks that will be able to be cut. Good to see your craftsmanship my friend.
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