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This week in urban logging #8: Mother nature works for me some times

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Blog entry by Daren Nelson posted 2130 days ago 2770 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another log from the same load the “interesting” mulberry came from in my last entry…I thought this looked interesting as well.

This white oak had laid in a back yard of an abandoned farm house and was forgotten about by people for a couple years…mother nature didn’t forget about it, she went to work spalting it. And did a nice job I might add.



-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/



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Blake

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#1 posted 2130 days ago

Just incredible what you will find! I WANT it I WANT it!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 2130 days ago

Hot Damn!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Mario

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#3 posted 2130 days ago

WOW that is awesome!

-- Hope Never fails

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2130 days ago

sweet
that log looks like a clock waiting to be finished. I think it even has “hands”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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SCOTSMAN

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#5 posted 2130 days ago

Man you’re boots look really comfy are you selling them ??? LOL lucky beggar with that beautiful wood still I get lucky sometimes too well done Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Daren Nelson

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#6 posted 2130 days ago

Sell those shoes ?...no way man I just got ‘em broke in !

-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/

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teenagewoodworker

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#7 posted 2130 days ago

WOW! that mulberry would make a beautiful bowl!!!

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HokieMojo

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#8 posted 2130 days ago

While they are all cool, the first photo is my fav. It got me thinking, the spalting seems to affect certain growth rings a lot more than others. I wonder what the variation is caused by.

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Chardt

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#9 posted 2130 days ago

It would make a really cool table top..cut it like a Pizza, then make a starburst in the center with some Spalted birch with the splines coming out to the edge to enlarge the total surface.

just a thought. :-)

-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.

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Karson

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#10 posted 2130 days ago

Some more beautiful wood. This batch is great looking.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Chris

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#11 posted 2130 days ago

Wow…. very nice lumber.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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Grant Davis

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#12 posted 2130 days ago

That is absolutely BEAUTIFUL…...I can see a wonderful bookend table top there.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#13 posted 2130 days ago

Man that is sweet!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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trifern

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#14 posted 2129 days ago

Cool stuff, Daren. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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WIwoodworker

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#15 posted 2129 days ago

That’s a pretty smokin’ bunch of boards Daren. Thanks for sharing.

-- Allen, Milwaukee, WI

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