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Old 01-05-2016, 16:37   #31
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Re: New Guinea Rosewood Can I use it instead of Teak?

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I, for one, would love to know the name of a wood than can scratch a diamond.

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Re: New Guinea Rosewood Can I use it instead of Teak?

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I love this wood..... in the old days they used this wood for ball bearings because it was so hard and self oiling.... illegal to cut but if you ever get some I'm a buyer.

It may not scratch a diamond but I would give it a try....
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Re: New Guinea Rosewood Can I use it instead of Teak?

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I have finished the bulk of the work, just need to bolt it on and see if it works.
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