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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 11-04-2009 02:31 AM 1620 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just cut into some more Black walnut. The 2 pieces are 14 1/2×32 x 4
I keep getting impressed by our creator!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-04-2009 02:33 AM

Wow Greg Wow wow all I can say is wow and beautiful

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#2 posted 11-04-2009 02:40 AM

Beautiful absolutely Gorgeous

-- Dale, Ohio

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childress

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#3 posted 11-04-2009 02:50 AM

Awesome He is, Isn’t He?

-- Childress Woodworks

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#4 posted 11-04-2009 02:56 AM

that is some beautiful figure..and i totaly agree…i cease to be amazed at the beauty the creator has gievn to us…...his works are endless…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Douglas Bordner

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#5 posted 11-04-2009 03:24 AM

Makes you grateful, and keeps you humble.

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

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#6 posted 11-04-2009 04:34 AM

Therein lies our responsibilty to make something worthwhile out of something so breathtaking…

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#7 posted 11-04-2009 04:44 AM

Greg, this is absolutely gorgeous. I have never seen walnut with this much figuring to it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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OregonBurls

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#8 posted 11-04-2009 04:53 AM

Hey Scott, Did you check out the other one that I put on my projects? I think that the earlier one is 10X what these. but those are top notch also. Yes Cap Skully you are so right. It is a good think that I just cut and you guys are the artist!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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MedicKen

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#9 posted 11-04-2009 05:08 AM

The graft lines are cool!!

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their therapist....medic20447@gmail.com

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#10 posted 11-04-2009 06:00 AM

Hey Greg, I just want to make sure I got the math right. You said the one on your project was 28×14.5×5 and sold for $60 bdft. Does that equal $845?

Bothus

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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sedcokid

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#11 posted 11-04-2009 06:08 AM

Very Beautiful!! What are you planning on turning?

‘The SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#12 posted 11-04-2009 06:12 AM

No matter what you do with that wood…it will look good…..that is mighty pretty….Awesome grain…..The figuring looks mystical…...That would be a joy to turn….or would be so on any other project…

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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OregonBurls

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#13 posted 11-04-2009 06:16 AM

Bothus, No this one is $45 bf so that makes it $560.00. Guitar Wood is spendy. That last piece I sold is going on a $10,000.00 guitar.
Sedcokid- most of my burl I sell to guitar builders or artist. I love my job!
You are right Reggie, I can’t wait to see what will be made of it.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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reggiek

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#14 posted 11-04-2009 06:22 AM

That would make an awesome guitar….If I were a luthier…I would definitely love to see those kind of blanks…..

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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WoodSparky

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#15 posted 11-28-2009 09:05 PM

I’ll trade you for some Red Oak, because that’s all we have in Jersey. Unless you like Pine.

-- So Many tools, So little time

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