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Old 17-06-12   #1 (permalink)
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Purpleheart, Greenheart, Opepe, Azob etc suitable for turning

Hello all

Have to confess I normally don't look at Woodcraft section but just wanted to flag up some exotic hardwoods I've got for sale which would be good for turning. I've put pics up on ebay of mainly the Purpleheart - selling under forthvale2012.

I'm kind of restricted by ebay rules and regs so if people are looking for wood like above just drop me an email and I'll have a look to see if we have something suitable - got all sorts of sizes from blocks size of your fist right up to around 12x12in and 35ft long.

Anyway, give me a shout if of any interest

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Re: Purpleheart, Greenheart, Opepe, Azob etc suitable for turning

I'd get some pictures up here - get people excited by grains and colours it's pics people want to see!!
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Some pics attached, more to come. All sorts of sizes as previously stated
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Re: Purpleheart, Greenheart, Opepe, Azob etc suitable for turning

I've got pics out of sync a bit, the crescent one with Audi in background goes with the long length lying on the JCB forks.

And no, the images haven't been photoshopped to brighten colour of the Purpleheart as someone on ebay suggested!

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Re: Purpleheart, Greenheart, Opepe, Azob etc suitable for turning

Longer lengths vary up to 10m, the images are Purpleheart I think but also Azobe, Opepe and Greenheart
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Additional image of 11in x 3in x 11ft long Purpleheart length and also of the smaller blocks
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Re: Purpleheart, Greenheart, Opepe, Azobe etc suitable for turning

Hello all

Couple more pics of boxes full of Azobe (Ekki) suitable for turning, the juice bottle for scale is 1.5 litre

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Re: Purpleheart, Greenheart, Opepe, Azob etc suitable for turning

Just a bump. We've sold quite a few bits to local turners and also sent the odd pallet down South also and everyone seems happy enough, still got plenty in stock if anyone is looking for Purpleheart, Ekki etc.
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Wouldn't mind a look. What is the history of the timber? Is is air dried, what else do you have? Also in Glasgow.

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Hello Ian
Some new sawn, some sawn few years ago. Air dried
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