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Osage orange

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Shipper50, Aug 2, 2009.

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  1. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    that stuff to cut and 3 years to season I myself woulnt pay any more for it

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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    that stuff is tuff to cut and 3 years to season, myself I woulnt pay any more for it. (uness it was seasoned for 3 years)
  3. CTburning

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    Another use for the wood is for archery. Where ever it grew, Native Americans used it to make their bows. It was extensively traded well past the regions in which it grew. There are several companies that sell "staves" of wood, especially Osage. It usally costs around 60+ dollars for a six foot long by 2' wide stave. All you have to do is find some straight pieces and you're in business. If you don't get it, you would soon after trying to split the stuff.
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