Snowbound and in the shed …. (via Paul Little)

Paul Little currently snow bound in Cumbria, is wood turning and thinking fishing

Snowbound and in the shed .... Bocotee was box … Also known as Mexican Rosewood, Bocotee is a great box making wood. Shear cuts and scrapes well. An all round nice wood to turn. I always finish mine in oil since the wood is oily to begin with . Sadly, the striking grain can fade and darken with time.  I like the two beads defining the transition between the top and bottom of the box. Tambootee box … Another close-grained wood to make small boxes from. This one has a wonder … Read More

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