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Loki-Tiki
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Joined: Nov 05, 2007
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From: Like...The Valley
Posted: 5 days ago; 08:24 am   Permalink

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On 2014-09-25 05:32, Will carve wrote:
It will be cool if I can get back on track.
I lost a month carving due to a self injury of sorts.
Rosewood it kinda toxic.
I carried a bunch of Rosewood things stacked between
my stomach & my arm with no shirt on for less than a minute.
By the time I set it down I was itching.
By sun down I was covered in hives &
itching like a man on a fuzzy tree.
Took 3 weeks to get it under control &
a week to get over what I'd taken to get rid of it.
It wasn't the carving of it that caused the rash.
So I'm back at it. I'm too far to quit.
I'll have some pics soon.


Wow, sorry to hear that! I wonder if that would fall into this thread:
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=47690&forum=7

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pjc5150
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From: Tampa, FL
Posted: 5 days ago; 09:16 am   Permalink

damn dude... sorry to hear about that...

gonna try to get down there again in the next few weeks.. I'll call you soon..


 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 5 days ago; 09:32 am   Permalink

WOW Will! Did a little research and that is fairly common for East Indian Rosewood, Brazilian Tulipwood, Cocobolo, and Bolivian Rosewood. As a Respiratory Therapist I can tell you that your body is now sensitized and your next encounter could be worse. Might want to postpone that piece til cooler weather so you can cover up better and wear a dust mask.
Hope you're feeling better soon!

EDIT - I just saw this quote "One of my friends claims that there are only two types of people in this world.... those who are allergic to rosewoods and those who will be!"

[ This Message was edited by: MadDogMike 2014-09-25 09:36 ]


 
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cy
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From: Gresham, Oregon
Posted: 5 days ago; 12:36 pm   Permalink

Geez Willy, you Florida carvers are too much. First I was going to start a thread seeking donations to keep that crazy Tampa Bay guerrilla renegade out of the hoosegow and now I will be starting one to keep you in calamine lotion.

 
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Watango productions
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From: Melb,Australia.
Posted: 5 days ago; 12:52 pm   Permalink

That stuff sounds scary, be careful Will don't want to end up look'n like the thing.

 
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AlohaStation
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Joined: Sep 27, 2004
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From: So FL
Posted: 4 days ago; 08:24 am   Permalink

Will is such a delicate flower - his rash gets big "I Told You So" from me. Not gonna stop him from finishing!!

 
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pjc5150
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Posted: 4 days ago; 09:26 am   Permalink

when I was down there last time, Will said to me (in regards to the rosewood) "yeah, I was surprised Tom just gave you that big log and didn't want to mess with it"...

I guess there are no more surprises now... lol...

rub some calamine lotion on that shit & get back to work!


 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 4 days ago; 8:06 pm   Permalink

Sorry to hear all this rosewood drama Will, hope you get carving again soon.

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pjc5150
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Posted: 4 days ago; 8:46 pm   Permalink

maybe Tom pepper-sprayed your logs,,, lol...

 
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