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Re: Spanish turner

Postby SeanHellman » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:20 pm

That is a lovely jug, and I would be enthralled to watch someone make one. Robin, does Arturo use anything to water proof his jugs with, and does he use any particular wood that is more suited to this use?
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Re: Spanish turner

Postby forestdesigns » Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:51 pm

"El hombre y la madera" by ignacio abella recomends birch, chestnut, willow, ash, walnut, box wood? (boj) & yew.

Birch was a favourite for milk jugs, it was said to absorb little to no liquid.
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