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Frank Wilda
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Oriental Bittersweet Vine
Oct 23rd, 2017 at 12:29pm
 
Has anyone turned Oriental bittersweet vine?  I've seen pictures of it turned but I can't seem to find any information on its toxicity or other properties.  A friend of mine at work as some he wants to get rid of and he's sending it my way.
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Re: Oriental Bittersweet Vine
Reply #1 - Oct 24th, 2017 at 9:09am
 
We used to have it at our old house, but it wasn't big enough to turn.  Must be some pretty old vines.
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Re: Oriental Bittersweet Vine
Reply #2 - Oct 25th, 2017 at 6:55am
 
Well, if  you turn a really beautiful piece out of it, but suffer an allergic reaction, that truly will be bittersweet.
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Re: Oriental Bittersweet Vine
Reply #3 - Oct 27th, 2017 at 7:21am
 
With a lack of feedback, one could wear long sleeves, quality dust mask, coat your hands with a layer of dried hand soap (we did this in 7th grade during dissections to keep the smell of formaldehyde off our hands), . . . just in case.
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