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Old 10-12-2017, 10:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default 2 new slimline 1 cocobolo and 2 not a clue on the wood help me figure it out guy

the pen on the left is cocobolo the one on the right I have no idea please let me know if you guys can point it out thanks


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I can tell you I turned a slimline with a piece of the “unknown” wood, also. Initially I thought it was a walnut blank but once turned and finished it had a golden chatoyance that I have never seen in walnut.


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Could it be walnut with some pith? My guess anyway
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It might be Koa, Chechen or a lot of other high-chatoyance woods. It would help more if you show wood in original form (cut-off will suffice, but make a picture from side and endgrain, and sand it at least 200 grit prior to photo).
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