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    dyed spalted maple

    I guess this is a future turning project. I dyed and stabilized some spalted maple pen blanks. Here's a shot of one I skim cut to get the resin off so I could see the figure.

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    Ooh...looking forward to seeing how that finishes up.
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    That is going to be purdy. Can't wait to see it.
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    Those will make nice pens, John.
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    Beautiful

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Daugherty View Post
    I guess this is a future turning project. I dyed and stabilized some spalted maple pen blanks. Here's a shot of one I skim cut to get the resin off so I could see the figure.

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    That will make a nice pen!
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