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Leom
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spoon carving

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Hello, just got into spoon carving but I have problems getting green wood, any one out there that has info on were to get some or types of trees that are in our area for carving I try pecan and I felt like it was killing my knives, Thanks
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Any sort of fruit bearing trees is best. Peach, plum, apple, pear, etc. Hackberry works great too but has large pores and will soak up liquids till you either treat them a few times with linseed oil (not boiled, commonly called butcher block oil) or just use them enough. Eventually if you use them they'll stop soaking up.
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Yaupon Holly works really well also.
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Thanks for the info
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Nice
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