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Thread: Avocado Wood Turning ?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Palm Springs, Ca

    Avocado Wood Turning ?

    I saw a ad tonight about someone selling avocado wood from a tree that was cut down. I still need to call to find out details but i thought i would ask if anyone has turned avocado before. I have never turned it myself so maybe someone out there can tell me something about it....Thanks Dan

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    I've never turned it, but I've seen some nice pieces made from it. I don't recall any details about the grain or color, but I remember that it looked good.
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    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    First thing you make should be a quacamole bowl...
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    Dec 2008
    falcon heights, minnesota
    that would be a good start chuck, using all parts of the tree.
    benedictione omnes bene

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