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Oud Photos

Discussion in 'Photos' started by jalil, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. Fadhul

    Fadhul Whats this Oud About?

    very very beautiful vial May I know which company is making this vial as I want to buy to store my oud oil. Please let me know. Thanks
  2. Fadhul

    Fadhul Whats this Oud About?

    Beautiful oil and the vial
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  3. Fadhul

    Fadhul Whats this Oud About?

    Salam brother
    What brand is this v vial and the cap is ptfe or normal
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  4. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

  5. iori

    iori Oud Fan

    IMG_20200301_152151_566.jpg thanks to generous Mr koolaid79 for giving me one of his v vials to put my Royal Malaya in
  6. kooolaid79

    kooolaid79 Junior Member

    A pleasure brother.
  7. Sinensisoud

    Sinensisoud Whats this Oud About?

    My small oud collection

    Attached Files:

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  8. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

    Fresh Sandalwood Oil Acquired from Mr Tajul Bakshi

    He doesn't deal in Sandal at all, but I was sure, he can provide with six tola pure sandal oil. Otherwise, the situation in India is known to us all. He graciously accomodated me and acquired oil from his friend for me. After many months, last day I received the package.

    Though the oil seems to be fresh and edgy, the scent is nice, and time will make it smooth and sober.

    Happy to have it.

  9. Sproaty

    Sproaty Sproudy Staff Member

    Sliced off a little bit from a baby king Filipino piece from @Habz786
    Little white bits are leftovers from me cutting into something last night and not realising I'd cleaned properly, so bits of it was scooped in along with the Filipino dust :Cautious:


    Also my neighbour's cat cause he's super cute and I really like him. He's a bastard though, keeps coming in for a treat and then just walks back out :Roflmao::Roflmao:

  10. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

    Today I received a call from my vendor from whom I acquire Musk Grains and Sandalwood to see him.

    I had requested him for dry Nepalese Musk grains and Sandalwood.

    There was the hunter as well, who made me see a plastic bag full of fake pods. Oh gosh! Artisanal pod, and home-baked grains. And grains smelt near to pure Musk. How difficult it is for a newbie and only grain buyers to know about the purity and authenticity of grains!

    Anyway, I acquired a few grams of Nepalese Musk.

    The following are fake pods with tolas of grains:
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    Second, Mysore Sandalwood piece. Though I had requested for a piece of Ceylon Sandalwood 1 kg, I got a piece of Mysore instead. After a month one kg chunk would arrive.
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    It was great day today.
  11. EJayB

    EJayB True Ouddict

    WOW, that chunk of wood looks amazing!
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  12. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

    I have burnt such chunks in abundance till today:Cry::Cry:. The desire to distill rose and sandal is sky high now. But I am truly non technical and non scientific person. Yet I am trying hard.
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  13. EJayB

    EJayB True Ouddict

    Much easier to get sandalwood in Pakistan , I see people selling but I just can’t get the proper paperwork from anybody in Pakistan, they have all offered faked paperwork.
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  14. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

    And today, with fake musk pods, I saw fake sandalwood. Polished and made aromatic. Again, not easy for a newbie to identify whether it is pure or not.

    I have learnt one thing: Things in hands is the only way to know about the authenticity and purity of anything. Pics are the best ways to deceive the beholders. At a distance, beauty and scent lie in the eyes and nose of beholder only.
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2020
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  15. Sproaty

    Sproaty Sproudy Staff Member

    The chisel that I ordered arrived and initially I thought it was too big. Have sliced a chip up using it and it's great, think I now need a rubber mallet. Also I can't imagine that my neighbour is too impressed by the banging

    My new hand saw arrived too and is awful. I have 3 and one is just okay so I'm going to try and get a decent one at least and bin the rest

  16. Hakim

    Hakim Oud Fanatic

    Some squares/rectangles i cut from Papuan bead making material

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  17. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

    MACERATION: Still aging is in process.


    One bottle is having Musk grain tincture.


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