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benros

 

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i just cut some rosewood bridges and got one, that is half sapwood, but has a nice taptone, light weight, is perfectly quartersawn and attracts me (and is cut more than 30 years ago). is it a bad idea to use it for a bridge? i would take the heartwood for the tieblocksite, but dont know if its problematic because of the heterogene density of the piece.
any experiences or thoughts are welcome.
greetings
ben



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Andy Culpepper

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RE: sapwoodbridge (in reply to benros

I don't see any problem if the wood is uniformly hard and strong.

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RE: sapwoodbridge (in reply to Andy Culpepper

I agree.

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