Author Topic: Water tupelo?  (Read 1150 times)

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Offline Hamish

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Re: Water tupelo?
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2017, 02:30:50 pm »
I could be wrong, but I always thought Tupelo was a soft poplar like timber. If so it wouldn't be a very good choice for a bow.

Offline PatM

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Re: Water tupelo?
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2017, 03:04:56 pm »
It's only going to be the backing.  Maybe it  would be a good match for ERC or Cherry.

Offline Eric Krewson

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Re: Water tupelo?
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2017, 03:10:57 pm »
Like I said, the swelled butt is very soft, up in the trunk above the swelled butt the stuff is so hard it will smoke a bandsaw blade.