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

Dec 19, 2010 | River Reports, Uncategorized

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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