The aroma of wood
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  Re: The aroma of wood by shoottmx (LOML requested I cre...)
Walnut. It takes me back to my childhood. My Great Uncle was a carpenter and his house smelled of walnut.

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  Re: The aroma of wood by shoottmx (LOML requested I cre...)
I love it all.  I use red oak the most but I love the smells in the shop.  That includes all the finishes.  My wife thinks I'm nuts but I haven't run across a wood that I didn't even like.  I am sure there is one out there but so far - I'm good to go.
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  Re: RE: The aroma of wood by Gary G™ (Turning Amboyna Burl...)
(07-05-2020, 03:38 AM)EightFingers Wrote: Milo wood is definitely the best.

(07-05-2020, 05:35 AM)fredhargis Wrote: To me it's sassafras.

(07-05-2020, 07:36 AM)Bill Holt Wrote: Give me mesquite please.

(07-05-2020, 07:42 AM)DCottrell Wrote: I love to turn olivewood

(07-05-2020, 09:12 AM)Gary G™ Wrote: Turning Amboyna Burl and ripping Bloodwood.
Southern yellow Pine
Black Walnut
Florida Camphor
Olive wood

Never turned the above highlighted woods but would love to try it.

I can say Camphor is wonderful and Red Ceder, and Pine is also.  I did have a curly KOA but do not remember the smell on that one.  There is one other wood I turned that had a sweet smell but do not remember that one.

Anyone know what Pimmerson wood smells like??  I was thinking of buying a piece of that to turn as a bowl or box if I can find it.   How about Red Bud or Dog Wood??
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