This wood has been air dried in a hot attic for over 20 yrs. Yup, about like scratching on cement. I burn a lot of dremel cutters shaping/inletting a stock. Air dried Mesquite makes walnut seem like balsa by comparison.:crazy:I was wondering if it is walnut. Beautiful work and a nice piece of wood. Walnut is some hard to work with wood!
Mad is spent my younger days running around in the boonies getting shot at. as a member of Uncle Sam's Misguided Children.I don't know what you did for a living, but you missed your true calling.
Yup, American, Claro, and Black walnut. I made a few, not pictured, from a 50', 100 year old cherry tree. It fell blocking the road to my brothers farm, another Hugo victim.I was wondering if it is walnut. Beautiful work and a nice piece of wood. Walnut is some hard to work with wood!