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OK I want to try to sand down and finish a natural fork
But as normal I don't have a normal " Oak "
I have a
Japanese maple
And the dang thing looks like a piece of bamboo which I do not want to lose I don't know what Japanese maple looks like once you sand it all down and get rid of the bark i'm just thinking Japanese bamboo kind a look like it will it ruined if I takeoff the bamboo look can I just Sandown and keep the green bamboo look and color put in band grooves and is there a certain lacquer to keep it on there that are just my hand oil stuff
And since you guys work with this stuff you might know that Japanese maple is the most gorgeous wood inside get rid of the bark right away or good idea here's how to do it also this piece is dried do I need to soak it in some kind of oil or something do I what's my next step I don't want to just start sanding on it cut forks to whatever I thinks right and look at it I want to know is there supposed to be A certain angle that they're cut a certain size just asking for a little help I've been reading been watching I do better if I can just read what's going on right here
Would steel wool work to keep the grain The bark make it shiny is it even feasible to keep the bark or will it just come off
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I like the style that you've made into it still looks like bamboo you leave a little on yeah you got into the wood I like that a lot I plan on doing that Style and since you gave me the piece of wood I assume I have your permission to copy that style ?
The little pink in it my ex wife if she ever comes up here might shoot it or maybe on my first date with another girl I'll let her shoot the pink one lol lol
Ya them days are long gone !!!!!
Thanks for the pic know I know what I'm getting in to some :)
 

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I like the style that you've made into it still looks like bamboo you leave a little on yeah you got into the wood I like that a lot I plan on doing that Style and since you gave me the piece of wood I assume I have your permission to copy that style ?
The little pink in it my ex wife if she ever comes up here might shoot it or maybe on my first date with another girl I'll let her shoot the pink one lol lol
Ya them days are long gone !!!!!
Thanks for the pic know I know what I'm getting in to some :)
Thanks Clint, yeah that fork was a gift so you can do anything you want with it as that's not my design, just simple finger grooves carved in to fit my hand.

I need to finish that sling as it's got some nice spalting on the forks

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