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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #20 on: December 01, 2009, 11:12:56 PM »
 


Yepsir, Sweetgum spalts too.
Does Serendipity spalt?
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #21 on: December 01, 2009, 11:14:47 PM »
Whoa, Whoa, Whoa!!

I just got to have some of that  8) 8) 8).
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #22 on: December 02, 2009, 05:01:12 AM »
Looks like spalted maple.  ;D

So does spalted Maple look like spalted Maple.  smiley_bucktooth

Spalted birch. :D
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #23 on: December 02, 2009, 08:39:08 AM »
I'm trying to get 3 wild cherry logs to spalt as an experiment. So far it hasn't done much after 16 months >:(
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #24 on: December 02, 2009, 08:49:26 AM »
A few years ago I had someone here who wanted all the Sycamore I could get.  2" thick for carving.  Not sure what he was carving, but you might look into it.
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #25 on: December 02, 2009, 08:54:33 AM »
Never EVER have I seen cherry spalt. Oak, maple, gum, elm, sycamore, on and on, never cherry. FYI

 Nice gum Tom.

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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #26 on: December 02, 2009, 12:07:54 PM »
Be hard to see in cherry, like butternut or walnut.
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #27 on: December 02, 2009, 04:27:26 PM »
I think cherry must have some sort of anti-fungle property of something.
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Re: Sycamore
« Reply #28 on: December 02, 2009, 05:44:56 PM »
It's possible some extractives prevent it or mask the coloration. Don't know enough about it to say. It does rot, spalt is just a step away from rot.
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