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Got Rosewood?
Topic Started: May 18 2017, 02:59 PM (99 Views)
Mark
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Carved out of a single tree trunk.

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Over at AGF a poster was wondering if they were going to have to comply the CITES treaty and pay accordingly.

Rosewood is now heavily regulated, world-wide. Myanmar and China are signatories to the CITES Treaty.

http://twistedsifter.com/2017/05/wooden-lion-carved-from-single-tree-by-dengding-rui-yao/
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Jolly
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I'm thinking 3214 guitar backs and sides, give or take 1 or 2.
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Catseye3
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Stupendous.

Here's a bit more detail: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/check-out-the-oriental-lion-the-worlds-largest-red.html

Here's what the original tree looked like: http://digg.com/2017/tree-trunk-lion-carving

“The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived.” - Petronius, maybe.
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Mark
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They are saying it's made form Redwood. Not Rosewood as the original article stated. Hmmmm...
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Wow - that is impressive!!! I have no artistic skill in skulpting or wood carving, so always impresses me to see something like that.
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