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    Default WHITE BOX Burl

    Cut up some nice dry White Box burl yesterday ... (I liked what I saw)
    some blocks and a few pen banks were the result .... examples below. Larger blocks were coated, even though they were dry

    WB1.jpg WB2.jpg

    Above coated block showing 4 faces

    WB3.jpg
    above end of a reject pen blank ... as cut .. figure & colour typical

    WB4.jpg

    portion of a small slab uncoated.. as cut

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    White box, so you used a water jet to cut it?

    Turns beautifully, if you like sharpening your expensive high end turning tools every 2 minutes
    Pat
    Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. Mark Twain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pat View Post
    White box, so you used a water jet to cut it?

    Turns beautifully, if you like sharpening your expensive high end turning tools every 2 minutes
    Hahaha ... no, my WC (Tungsten carbide tipped TCT) bandsaw blade handled it OK.
    But you are right, it like most of the eucalypt box woods, is VERY hard but wood is worth it IMO.

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    Hi Euge ,Please put a hold on it for me,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Artlett View Post
    Hi Euge ,Please put a hold on it for me,
    Ok Ian, can hold it but you have been warned ... although it "turns beautifully" (if it makes it to your lathe) you may not like "sharpening your expensive high end turning tools every 2 minutes" You have to work quickly in the 2 mins between sharpening I guess.

    PS: Its not for sale yet but its on hold for you if and when it is for sale.

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