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Blog series by KnotCurser updated 08-05-2011 12:11 AM 2 parts 14551 reads 21 comments total

Part 1: Need an ID on Yellowish wood that smells like cows please!

08-04-2011 12:23 AM by KnotCurser | 18 comments »

I need some help! A couple of weeks ago, our State sent their minions around to prune all of the growth back from the sides of our roadways. Overall they do a good job – they actually prune rather than slash and hack. They did take down an entire HUGE tree that was growing WAY too close to the corner of our main intersection, which was a good thing as well. They also left most of the larger sections of wood cut into 3-5 foot sections! I grabbed a piece today as it looked ver...

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Part 2: And we have a Winner!

08-05-2011 12:11 AM by KnotCurser | 3 comments »

And a very positive I.D. as well! Daren Nelson, from Central Illinois…................................. Come on Down! You are the winner of the “Name That Wood Species” Contest. And the crowd goes wild! Daren was the VERY first person in with a guess: “The smell throws me off…Looking at it I would say almost 100% positive mulberry…but is has a sweet smell (to me anyway)” I went back today with my trailer in tow and grabbed six more decent section...

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