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    A bit of Irish Bog Oak

    Tried something a bit different to show off a bit of Irish Bog Oak, base is Cherry.
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    Beautiful, Chas, absolutely beautiful!!!!
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    Well done! A very interesting piece. Is that the natural color of bog oak?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry Richardson View Post
    .... Is that the natural color of bog oak?
    Yes Barry, mixture of charcoal greys to browns which darken to apparent black with applied finish.
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    You have made it to perfection, Chas.

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    Ditto to all!

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    That one's spectacular, Chas. Very well done. I didn't know bog oak was that dark. It's great-looking wood.
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    Very impressive!
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    Beautiful Chas
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    Beautiful piece Chas. I really like it.
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