Oud Wood

Discussion in 'Oud Wood' started by AbasFrag, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Sproaty

    Sproaty Sproudy Staff Member

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    It's nice to put a face to the name! :)
     
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  2. Ashfaque

    Ashfaque Analogue Oud

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    Malacca chips (Al Hashimi)
     
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  3. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

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    Had another session with my Green Kinam.

    I turned up the heat, enjoyed the aroma, then turned the heater off, then repeated that cycle three times. Each time offered much aroma. True kinam performance, even from young trees.

    Kevin sent me pictures of the young kinam trees. I wish I had a garden full of them.

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  4. Mr.P

    Mr.P Evoloudtionary Bioudlogist

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    So this guy has found the secret of cultivated kinam? Where can we get samples of the wood?
     
  5. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

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  6. Oud_learner

    Oud_learner Junior Member

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    Have you tried the taste test? Does it has any numbing sensation?
     
  7. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

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    For starters, olfactory it is essentially Kyara as Shoyeido’s Kyara, but I never chewed kinam before, so now is as good a time as ever.......just gave it a try.......very bitter!!......
    and there’s a topical numbing indeed.
     
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  8. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

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    Some quality control... how happy it makes me when the inside is even more beautiful than the outside :D

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  9. F4R1d0uX

    F4R1d0uX Resident Artisan

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    Woooow mashah Allah bro !
    From where it's from ?

    Envoyé de mon MI 8 en utilisant Tapatalk
     
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  10. Grega

    Grega True Ouddict

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    That looks really beautiful!
     
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  11. Edward jay Bullock

    Edward jay Bullock True Ouddict

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    I have tried Kevin’s Green Kyara, it is a nice treat and releases a very nice scent and it is cheap. As far as Kyara/Kinam cheap(80$) per gram. It is hard to compare it to other much more expensive examples as it is fresh and young and did I mention cheap. Nice smell at room temp and it is beautifully resinous . Hope this helps someone
     
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  12. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

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    The wood of Kevin is very young, but very aromatic. It’s the best Kyara deal in town.

    This makes me wonder about how “old mother trees” are supposed to have agarwood that is better and more complex. Could it be that what really matters, is how aromatic the particular tree is.....and not how old it is? Else, how can a tree so young, smell so good:confused:
     
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  13. Mr.P

    Mr.P Evoloudtionary Bioudlogist

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    This blows my mind... all the endless mystifying stuff I’ve read about kyara. It would be kind of hilarious if it turned out just to be a particular cultivar of tree that anyone in the right zone can grow in their backyards.
     
  14. AbasFrag

    AbasFrag Oud Burner

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    Surprice while cleaning a batch of wood..

    I found an "ant mass grave" after cracking a piece.. poor lil fellas. I imagine they were a happy family inside the deep jungles. Suddenly they were flying to a cold Europe...

    Maybe we are not very different. I mean, my grandparents never thought they would leave their village in Palestine. Yet they had to flee and ended up passing away somewhere else. My parents (who grew up in the refugee camps their parents fled to) never thought they would leave their "new" homes either, but they ended up in another continent altogether. I guess, the same goes for me...

    maybe I am just over reflecting. Anyhow, respect to these ants ❤
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    Another ant hole piece. But no ants inside, just dry eggs.

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  15. Chiheisen_Horizon

    Chiheisen_Horizon Whats this Oud About?

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    masshallahhhh habibi !
     
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  16. Tarik

    Tarik Junior Member

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    Hi all
    Where I can buy charcoal ?
    Where do you buy yours ?
    Bamboo charcoal or organic thing.
    I m in France.
    Thank you.
     
  17. powdernose

    powdernose Oud Sprite

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    Look for a shisha store,
    And get some coconut shell coal,
    Burns cleaner and longer, but harder to light up.
     
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  18. Tarik

    Tarik Junior Member

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    Thank you Powdernose .

    A brand ? .I read that they do not make or very little ashes.
    everyone here uses chicha charcoal?

    Hi all
    Thank Powdernose.
    I read that they do not make or very little ashes.
    Everyone here uses chicha charcoal?
    I would like to have other opinions or recommendations.
    And web site or brand ?
    Thank you.
     
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  19. Edward jay Bullock

    Edward jay Bullock True Ouddict

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    21AF5660-6428-4867-972C-387164839830.jpeg These are my favorite
     
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  20. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

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    I am a regular user of sheesha coal and aluminium foil.
    Using it properly requires time. I don't use electric heater.
     
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