Working with Burls

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Blog series by JPNpro updated 12-05-2011 01:29 AM 2 parts 3844 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Aquisition

11-27-2011 11:52 PM by JPNpro | 1 comment »

Feel free to comment on this topic with your helpful tips if you have them. I recently aquired a number of burls from a logger and now I need to process them. We unloaded his old Ford pickup the other morning and I was suprised to see how many burls could fit in the back of a pickup! As we unloaded he explained what species they were. I found a temporary spot to put the burls next to a pile of walnut logs. I didn’t want to expose the burls to any rain before I had a chance to take...

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Part 2: Carving a Cherry Burl

12-05-2011 01:29 AM by JPNpro | 1 comment »

I’ve been busy this week working. So my burls haven’t got alot of attention since I piled them up. We’ve also been getting alot of rain. Since it’s so wet I’m going to paint the exposed sides next week. I think I have some old exterior latex paint in the shop that should work. I have never worked with burls but I’m excited to do it. I’ve always admired the terrific figure. To me the natural beauty of the wood could stand on it’s ow...

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