Maple Slab

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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 11-06-2010 04:53 AM 5018 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bought this log from a guy how pulled this out of his stream. This is a spalted maple with crotch figure in some of it. There is a 6’ x 36”. The other one is 10’ x 36” these are producing some some nice slabs.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#1 posted 11-06-2010 05:40 AM

What a beautiful piece of wood. Your a lucky guy to see all that first hand.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#3 posted 11-06-2010 11:24 AM

Wow what great finds you have been sharing with us Greg!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 11-06-2010 11:40 AM

nice to be in Oregon for all the great wood

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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#5 posted 11-06-2010 12:17 PM

Nice? Nope, it’s Burl wood porn. The only definition I know of wood porn is: Any depiction of wood that causes wood lust when viewed. If looking at this log getting slabbed makes you want to build something, you’re a wood porn addict…

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#6 posted 11-06-2010 01:08 PM

That wood is absolutely beautiful and the video was very enjoyable. Thanks

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 11-06-2010 02:12 PM

Nice! It has to be a lot of fun harvesting such beautiful wood. Thanks for sharing what was “pulled out of a stream.”

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#8 posted 11-06-2010 08:02 PM

hi you are one lucky person to be able to get your hands on some much beautiful timber its not fair that you have all that timber and i cannot get any of it i would be happy with a little piece thanks for making cry all over my laptop with jealousy just kidding great job keep on making sawdust .


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#9 posted 11-06-2010 09:32 PM

Man oh Man is this a pretty piece of wood!! That should bring a pretty penny..

Thanks for sharing.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 11-07-2010 12:54 AM

This wood is absolutely beautiful, I wish I didn’t live on the other side of the continent otherwise I’d drive up and get some of your beautiful woods!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#11 posted 11-17-2010 03:14 PM

Greg, I almost shorted out my laptop from drooling so much over this beautiful mass of maple. Nice score, bro’!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#12 posted 11-18-2010 09:54 AM

I love that machine.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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