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The Mighty Paulownia

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by tubegeek, May 31, 2020.

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  1. Tonetele

    Tonetele Poster Extraordinaire

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    All I know is what I have used and learnt from carpenters in a wood drying field of open sheds.
    Ash sounds best, Mahogany is great to work with. Pine is s..t. in the long run. alder s okay.
    I won't go into Spruce or other. Just my opinion after 20 years of building.
     
  2. Edgar Allan Presley

    Edgar Allan Presley Friend of Leo's

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    Beautiful tree!
     
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    The great 'tonewood' myth......
     
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    I'm happy if anyone wants ivy on their trees. No worries here.

    What I don't like is mistletoe on trees that I care about. That is nasty stuff, which is a cancer.
     
  5. Danb541

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    Agreed. it's basically a parasite.
     
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    This sounds pretty amazing.

     
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    nah, it's the others that have it wrong!
     
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    Paulownia is pretty soft so you can have issues with screws stripping out and it dents easily. I think the spruce top n back gives it a bit more durability.

    Although my Paulowina bodies are much more solid than I expected.
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    Tree shaming is real
     
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