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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 08-31-2012 04:40 PM 793 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Any one have a suggestion on how to use these instead of firewood. I wanted them in 8’ sections but the cut them into rounds. A total of about 10,000 lbs

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HalDougherty

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#1 posted 08-31-2012 05:04 PM

Do you know any wood turners that need some bowl blanks? Looks like a lot of bowls hiding in those chunks to me.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Dallas

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#2 posted 08-31-2012 05:10 PM

Slice them into blocks and boards, let them dry and figure out from there.

I have a lot of figured red and white oak slabs I cut out of 2’ rounds. It might take a couple of years for them to dry but they’ll be beautiful when the makes doors and drawers of panels or even boxes!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 08-31-2012 06:20 PM

Paint half of ‘em red and the other half black. Build the world’s largest checkers board.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Sodabowski

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#4 posted 08-31-2012 11:24 PM

^^

Bowl blanks.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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camps764

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#5 posted 08-31-2012 11:27 PM

seen some super awesome cube end tables built out of cut slabs like that….last picture reminded me of them…

-- Steve

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 09-01-2012 01:13 AM

You could go back to doing this. LOL

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

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