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<< have been doing woodcuts in my art 3 class fro 28 years. We always use a
dry pine, preferably light in color and with as little grain as possible. I
pick ones with no/little knots and will cut them to size eliminating the
I tried to post this info once before, but it kept coming back with "Fatal
Anyway, I also teach Karate and every month we have belt testing to advance
the students. Part of the test is a board breaking demonstration. They
always use a dry pine. Once they are broken, they toss them away!! Well
guess who cleans up after board breaking now!!! I have tons. If there is a
karate school near you, find out if their test requires board breaking and
that you would like the wood that gets broken. It's perfect for wood cuts!
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