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The Burl Hunter #1: Hunting burl was a success!

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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 578 days ago 1877 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hey all my friends. Just spent about 20 hours getting this Spalted Maple Burl from a guy in Sweet Home, OR. Nice place! It was one tree and about 10,000 lbs. 6” diameter burl at the butt. Beautiful colors. Grade A burl. Went over the scales at 25,000 gvw and I tared at 13,300. All to say I got lots and I am grateful.

Spent 12 hrs just to load it. My team did not have the word “QUIT” in their vocabulary. Grueling work but good work.

thanks for looking!
Greg
www.OregonBurls.com

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



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jeffro

155 posts in 1329 days


#1 posted 578 days ago

rock n roll

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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Sodabowski

2002 posts in 1470 days


#2 posted 578 days ago

Wow man, what a beast. How’s your hand healing?

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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OregonBurls

578 posts in 1785 days


#3 posted 578 days ago

Almost good as new except for the shocking pain every now and then. thanks

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

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stefang

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#4 posted 578 days ago

Quite a find Greg. This should keep you busy for a good while!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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OregonBurls

578 posts in 1785 days


#5 posted 578 days ago

I am hoping to sell them in a week. HOPE!

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

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Lee Barker

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#6 posted 578 days ago

The word “awesome” is totally inadequate, even bold, italic and underlined.

Congratulations on your score!

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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OregonBurls

578 posts in 1785 days


#7 posted 578 days ago

Thanks Lee. Ho it cost me but still profitable. I am fortunate. I have another one just as big that I will be getting next week.

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

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robert triplett

1481 posts in 1741 days


#8 posted 578 days ago

Some people get to have all of the fun! Hope we get to see more when it is cut. How did the Big Redwood deal work out? Someone had a lot of old wood along the coast?

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 577 days ago

Treasure!

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

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