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What "Kind" of Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck if a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood?

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Cobikaze, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. Cobikaze

    Cobikaze Honed Member

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    Bamboo sounds fun! Have never played a bamboo dama. What company do you get bamboo kens from?
     
    Nov 9, 2016
  2. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    I've seen a bunch of companies that carry them but we have Bahama Kendama at our shop and they've been well received. The spike itself is a bit thinner under the sarado which some people like.
     
    Nov 9, 2016
  3. Cobikaze

    Cobikaze Honed Member

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    Nice! Thanks for the recommendation. Might have to try it out.
     
    Nov 9, 2016
  4. Chad Covington

    Chad Covington Slayer

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    For playability, I love maple
    For looks, I love ebony
    For smell, I love walnut
     
    Nov 14, 2016
  5. Curtis Fagan

    Curtis Fagan n00b

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    I live on the birch and ash train. Maple is very nice as well but of course.
     
    Nov 14, 2016
  6. Joel Clayton

    Joel Clayton Honed Member

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    MAPLE!! MOST DURABLE WOOD EVER!!
     
    Nov 25, 2016
  7. Aloysius_hung_

    Aloysius_hung_ Honed Member

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  8. 7Cabbages

    7Cabbages Slayer

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    Oh, hello
     
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  9. Aloysius_hung_

    Aloysius_hung_ Honed Member

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    Maple. Love the grain, clack and durability
    Second would be ash cos it has better grain than maple, has amazing clack too but chips really fast.
    Third would be beech simply cos its cheap, havent really tried other woods alot yet
     
    Dec 31, 2016
  10. Blake W.

    Blake W. Honed Member

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    Birch, I feel like the lighter ken is worth the sacrifice because of how crazy honed birch can get. I have a shredded TK-16 that is the softest and most honed thing despite having 1/4 of its original base cup. Maple is great too, for reasons you don't need me to tell you. For tamas? Raw ash. Kens beside birch/maple? Hickory. And beech is always great...
     
    Dec 31, 2016
  11. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    If a woodchuck could chuck wood he would his own wood. However, a woodchuck cannot chuck his own wood, or any wood for that matter because his arms have evolved to be two inches too short to properly grasp the wood for the act of wood chucking. No woodchuckery for the poor woodchuck.

    But with that said... poison sumac.
     
    Dec 31, 2016
  12. AdrianEsteban

    AdrianEsteban Honed Member

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    Hickory has been my all time favorite. I love the crispy feel of the wood and in general tanky weights they have.
    Birch would definitely be my second fave. Basically a softer maple that breaks in a little faster and is durable af.
     
    Dec 31, 2016
  13. Ryalkid20

    Ryalkid20 Honed Member

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    Same lol maple and ash. Ken is durable for taps and stuff and tama is still good for birds and stalls
     
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  14. Giulian Tena

    Giulian Tena Honed Member

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    Woah you should make some pink ivory HGs
     
    Jan 1, 2017