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Can't harvest lumber from a palm
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:00pm
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Rattan is the inner fiber of Rhapis palms, and most any palm fiber will look and feel like that. Nothing you can sand, smooth and polish. Maybe something you can weave when wet, and let dry.

You might be able to grow Bismarckia. It needs lots of room- Fronds are gynormous. One absolutely dwarfs a person.

Seasonal here with virga in late PM. Air smoky from you know what.

  • Mmm, that is a nice look.PH🌴🌴EY, Mon Sep 11 7:31pm
    Well, you answered a question on my mind about cutting boards out of a palm. Probably tooo tough on equipment. Grind them up, add a adhesive and make something useful. Right now I would love to be... more