Butter nut

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  1. Bc'z

    Bc'z Gold $$ Contributor

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    Yup just another stock heading back to Wisconsin.
    This one looks almost metallic in the sun. 20190528_125334.jpg 20190528_125345.jpg 20190528_125452.jpg 20190528_125406.jpg
     
  2. TAJ45

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    I just cant figgeritout......aint they got enough kindling sticks in WI where you dont be needing to ship'em more for the stove? :) :)

    Kinda purty. I'll need to commence to buying lottery tix so's I can eventually be able to afford one. Such skill. Wish I had it but it's a mite late to start a new apprenticeship.
     
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    I saw the heading and thought you got a new dog. Pretty stock! I like the color!
    Now! With all your talent, how come that chair looks like it does?!?:eek::D:eek:
    Here’s my new guard dog:
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    PS: Tell your model she’s gorgeous and give her a beer. PM me your address, please. I need to send you something!;)
     
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    The chair has character with the vintage look.
     
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    My wife would send it in and pay for it to look like that. Over the last 2 years we’ve replaced all my new modern furniture with grannys old spare bedroom furniture with a $300 weathered paint job on them
     
  6. Bc'z

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    It's never to late to learn.
    I'd never dyed wood until a couple months ago.
     
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    He looks like a feisty lil guy for sure.
    It's the little dogs that have the biggest heart
    BTW I tell her she's beautiful everyday.
    Today I walked in and said , come on I got you beer!
     
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    My house is a little backwards. The wife is feisty and the dog is a cuddle bug. He’s been here more than 3 weeks and he hasn’t barked yet. Follows me everywhere.
    Every morning, I get up and make the coffee. When she walks in, I hand her her coffee, give her a kiss and tell her she’s gorgeous.
    She calls me a liar and says I’m full of it!:eek:
     
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  9. Bc'z

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    He's your dog for sure
     
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  10. BoomDeBoom

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    That is a beautiful piece of woodwork! I built a dresser out of Butternut because I love the warmth of the wood, but found it to be very soft and hard to work without allowing marks if not handled with kid gloves . I am surprised that it would make a good stock because it is softer then many other hardwoods. I have not seen the dresser for many years so I don't know if the wood remained stable. Stability would be more important in a stock then the softness of the wood, so it may make a better stock then I think.
     
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    White Walnut... juglans cinerea... great wood for carving, should you run across any. Works like walnut though if a bit softer.

    I made some window screen frames out of it for a friend in Chicago, his apartment in Wrigleyville had floors of butternut. This was back in early ‘90’s, I could still find it but it took a bit of snoopery.

    Now I’d prolly take a pass unless I could turn some up where I am now.

    Problem is, like with American Elm, butternut’s being decimated by a fungus.

    So if you can find it (it’s out there) by all means use it wisely.
     
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    Bob said he picked up a unit of it from a coffin maker in Iowa.
    I did notice how much lighter stock felt in my hands compared to the maple.
     
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    I want one made from osage orange (bois d’ arc for my brothers in the south)
     
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  14. Bc'z

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    Call Bob
     
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  15. theallcineyes

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    Dude your wife is beautiful, Lucky Bas****.
     
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    Wait...what...I read every one of these posts and I don't even see a stock...
     
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    I would never, in a million years, have guessed that you were a blonde...
     
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  19. Bc'z

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    Its easier to hide the grey
     
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    I'll keep my eyes peeled for some big enough to make a blank out of. Probably have to laminate one. Tough stuff right there.
     
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