The Walnut You Never Knew
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Interesting article on walnut, focused on gunstocks but some interesting background on the types of walnut, etc


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  Re: The Walnut You Never Knew by Wild Turkey (Interesting article ...)
And thus.........Larry Potterfield ended/dismembered the long gunstock history here In Missouri.
All the old buildings still stand, different businesses occupying them.
Steve

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The Revos apparently are designed to clamp railroad ties and pull together horrifically prepared joints
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  Re: RE: The Walnut You Never Knew by Stwood_ (And thus.........Lar...)
(09-06-2020, 08:39 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: And thus.........Larry Potterfield ended/dismembered the long gunstock history here In Missouri.
All the old buildings still stand, different businesses occupying them.

I prefer the claro or Bastonge, myself, but often get plain old American walnut. Much less expensive. I seem to sneeze a lot when working with any kind of walnut, but do like the smell. Smile
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  Re: RE: The Walnut You Never Knew by RonB1957 ([quote='Stwood_' pid...)
(09-07-2020, 07:31 AM)RonB1957 Wrote: I prefer the claro or Bastonge, myself, but often get plain old American walnut. Much less expensive. I seem to sneeze a lot when working with any kind of walnut, but do like the smell. Smile

I prefer the black or American.
Black has it's places though. Too dark for a lot of things.....furniture.
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