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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 08-30-2012 12:59 AM 2152 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was purchasing some myrtle wood from a guy and he cut into one log and what did he find in the middle?
Take a look… It looked like it was a bowl from the 1930s.



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#1 posted 08-30-2012 01:11 AM

Awesome!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 08-30-2012 01:23 AM

that is pretty strange, they should have put a note inside of the bowl..

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#3 posted 08-30-2012 01:28 AM

Very cool

-- Dale, Ohio

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#4 posted 08-30-2012 01:29 AM

Are you going to eat out of the bowl when you take it out :)?

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#5 posted 08-30-2012 01:38 AM

I wonder if thats what caused the burl. It might be called a ‘burl bowl’ or a ‘bowling burl’. LOL

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

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#6 posted 08-30-2012 01:44 AM

Amazing!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 08-30-2012 01:52 AM

This is way crazy ,thanks for sharing it with us Greg.

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#8 posted 08-30-2012 02:21 AM

I wonder if someone some day will find all the golf balls i swear i lost embedded in trees

Really interesting find ya got there

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#9 posted 08-30-2012 03:38 AM

Greg,

What’s amazing is that he didn’t saw into the bowl . . . or are you pulling my leg? ;-)

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#10 posted 08-30-2012 05:05 AM

no Joke. I was wondering how lucky he was not hitting it. but he did it in front of me.

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

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#11 posted 08-31-2012 11:38 AM

dud…he slipped that in while your eye were averted.

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#12 posted 08-31-2012 03:32 PM

I did watch him while he pressure washed the dirt away.lol

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

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#13 posted 08-31-2012 03:46 PM

You should take that bowl to the antiques roadshow. I’ll bet there is a mildly interesting history behind it.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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