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Old 03-17-2014, 04:27 PM  
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I had a small piece of purple heart that has been sitting around my shop for well over a year. I got sick of looking at it so I decided to at with it. I out my dado blade in my table saw and came up with this trivet. Click image for larger version

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That's neat! What is it going to be used for?


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Thanks Chris. Just a hot plate


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That's what I thought.

Is the wood naturally that color or is it stained?


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That is the natural color. I only lightly sanded it. No stain or finish.


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That is the natural color. I only lightly sanded it. No stain or finish.


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Today I have learned something.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peltogyne
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"Gyne is the primary reproductive female caste of social insects "

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Very cool, I have never seen natural wood that color and I also learned something today. Man, I wouldn't mind using some wood like that for a gun stock, or knife handle.


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