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    Post by jake-owa on Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:39 pm

    A friend of mine has a fallen tree with a 10'X3' trunk and another almost as big that needs to be removed from his property. If anyone in Texas (Geezer?) wants to drive for it, it's theirs. I would beg a stave or two off you but there is apparently a ton of wood there and I CAN'T GET TO IT!
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    Post by Basilisk120 on Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:13 pm

    And I am so far away Free pecan in Ft.worth 186986 LOL

    that would be nice. If only Texas wasn't such a large state Razz



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    Post by Geezer on Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:11 pm

    Pecan: No way! I'm allergic to the stuff, AND it's very-very hard. I'll stick with walnut and cherry, thank you. Still, it's beautiful wood and somebody will make something wonderful out of it.
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    Post by jake-owa on Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:45 pm

    I hear ya Geezer, I like it for bows but I know you don't have much interest in building wood springs.
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    Post by juancheco on Thu Jun 23, 2011 12:20 pm

    Sory guys.....I don't get it.....'cause I'm translating FALLEN TREE and the translator brings back a tree who fall by, for exemple, a storm.....
    So, are you talking about a tree's name? Or what?
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    Post by Geezer on Thu Jun 23, 2011 12:45 pm

    Juancheco. You have it precisely. A tree fallen in storm. It's a pecan tree, closely related to Hickory. Hickory is good for bowstaves, very springy.
    The wood is very hard and rather heavy, but has interesting color and grain. I am allergic to both hickory and pecan... don't allow any to be worked in my shop. Geezer.
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    Post by jake-owa on Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:00 pm

    I definitely can't blame you for that.
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    Post by juancheco on Sat Jun 25, 2011 1:34 pm

    Thanks Geezer!!!! We have here some pecan trees, but I don´t know if it is used for anything but take the pecans for eat at christmas!!!! Maybe can get some to see what happen to my nose....!!!!

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