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Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:06 am
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Location: Nidderdale, England
Post African Greenheart
I have been given four pieces of African Greenheart (Cylicodiscus Gabuensis) about 3 inches thick and cut into very rough discs, so will be used for bowls. The wood is very dense and I suspect will take the edge off tools very quickly.
Has anyone any experience of turning this wood? Does it turn easily? How does it finish and what finish works best? Any tips would be welcome.

Mon May 07, 2012 11:24 am

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Location: California
Post Re: African Greenheart
Sharpen frequently & keep your tools sharp to get good finish cuts off the tool & avoid the dust.


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Thu May 10, 2012 10:56 pm
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