Is this species of any woodworking use.
|Colin LLoyd 1||03/09/2019 11:30:07|
|4 forum posts|
There are more than 900 species of Eucalyptus - but the most common one in the UK is Eucalyptus Gunnii (Cider Gum) because of its tolerance to below freezing temperatures. From internet images of bark, leaf, fruit, flowers - I believe this is what I have in my garden. Before consigning decent-sized lopped-off branches to recycling or firewood - can these dense, heavy and plain-grain branches be used successfully in either woodturning or carving?
|Ron Davis||03/09/2019 20:21:03|
1611 forum posts
Eucaliptus has reputation for cracking and splitting, the only piece I had the sap wood shrunk so much you could see daylight, looking along the grain
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