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Bud’s Platter

| July 30, 2010

Every once in a while I have the pleasure of working with an extraordinary piece of wood. Bud’s platter is such a case. Bud is a friend of mine from an Internet travel forum. I’ve known Bud (virtually) for over a decade, and we’ve become good buddies. He’s old enough to be my dad, and […]

Cracked Ash

| July 23, 2010

This is another piece of ash firewood that I picked up at a local lot that was going out of business.  Unlike many other woods, ash is usually a fairly stable wood that doesn’t crack when drying. However, this one did, and usually that’s a good excuse to toss it into the firewood pile, but […]