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#1 dww2


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Posted 27 August 2019 - 03:27 PM

Fairly cool weather here for August so I decided to take a walk in the woods looking for blanks. Found a few bits o maple which were nice but nothing to write home about. Then I stumbled across this young ash. Don't know how I'd missed it in previous trips, but I snagged it this time. Not only does it have a natural root crook handle, the handle root turns back on itself like a turned nose. Cant tell if it actually connects back on the handle or just butts up against it. Already drooling to sink the spoke shave/rasps into it. Gonna be a long year of seasoning...

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#2 Rodney


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Posted 27 August 2019 - 03:35 PM

Great natural crook at the very least!

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Posted 28 August 2019 - 06:13 AM

wow that will make a great crook handle great find
why o why can I not find something like that
think when that is dried out and bark striped of the wood grain pattern should be great

Edited by dave51, 28 August 2019 - 06:17 AM.

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