Fundraiser for Lumberjocks #3: Lot of 20 figured/burl pen blanks for auction

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Blog entry by EricRFP posted 01-31-2010 05:30 AM 1598 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Bastogne Walnut blank photo Part 3 of Fundraiser for Lumberjocks series Part 4: Redwood burl for auction, a must see!!! + auction detail updates!! »

Here are the 20 pen blanks that will be listed for auction. Most are large or jumbo size.

Some super nice woods. Starting from top right top to bottom. Super highly figured Maple, quarter-sawn Sycamore, Lace Redwood burl, quarter-sawn fiddleback Live Oak, Figured Red Eucalyptus, English Walnut, Highly figured Claro Walnut sap wood, Figured Claro Walnut, Claro Walnut burl and crazy figured old growth Redwood.





-- Eric, NorCal

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#1 posted 01-31-2010 06:02 AM

Nice specimens, I do have a large piece of that Redwood burl, but have not cut it up into blanks yet.

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#2 posted 01-31-2010 06:32 AM

There are some nice pieces in that batch!

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#3 posted 01-31-2010 02:05 PM

gorgeous wood

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 01-31-2010 10:32 PM

Some beautiful pen blanks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 04:42 PM

When does the auction begin and how do we take part?

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#6 posted 02-05-2010 02:16 AM

The auction will start this weekend. New info posted on the blog.

-- Eric, NorCal

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#7 posted 02-07-2010 09:15 PM


Is this where you intend for folks to bid on the auction? If so, I’ll toss in a bid of $10 just to get things started!

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#8 posted 02-07-2010 09:33 PM

Did you find the auctions? They are in the woodworking trade and swap forum. They should stay near the top for a while. They are start with “fundraiser auction#”


-- Eric, NorCal

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