The Burl Hunter #2: Whats inside the Spalted Maple Burl load!

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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 02-01-2013 04:20 PM 2613 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Hunting burl was a success! Part 2 of The Burl Hunter series Part 3: Big Big Big Maple Burl! »

Hey Everyone, Just processed some of the spalted maple burl from the last blog (and yes I am using a push stick! LOL). Can I say “CRAZY GOOD”! I think this is the best I have seen yet. I will be cutting this into turning blocks, guitar wood, and slabs. Take a look!

PS My fingers are healing up just fine and thank you for everyone’s comments and concerns. You are a blessing!

The 1st picture is listed on ebay with no bids yet. Starts at $10. Click to see!

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

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#1 posted 02-01-2013 04:56 PM

HOLY SLAB BATMAN! I wish I had kept some of my cash, the contrast is AWESOME.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#2 posted 02-01-2013 05:00 PM

Amazing wood!!! Probably too expensive for me but I love it.


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#3 posted 02-01-2013 05:05 PM

I’ll buy a box of the off cuts…. ‘scraps’ ....some peoples call it.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#4 posted 02-01-2013 05:27 PM

Yes! I fill up a box of cut offs for $35 free shipping. It is a 12×12 x 5.5 flat rate box. It has thin pieces and weird shapes and cap pieces. Just email me if you what one.

The top one is one ebay right now starting at $10. No bids. just click on the link.
Spalted Maple block

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

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#5 posted 02-01-2013 07:34 PM

greg do you have any pieces that are like 12×12x 3/4..i would like it for a box top…can you let me know much also

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

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#6 posted 02-01-2013 09:39 PM

Awesome pieces mate.

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

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#7 posted 02-01-2013 09:53 PM

Natures art ,beautiful. Thanks for sharing these Greg.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 02-01-2013 10:45 PM

OMG! Is all I can say.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#9 posted 02-02-2013 12:20 AM


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

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#10 posted 02-02-2013 02:07 AM

Nice! I’m drooling!!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#11 posted 02-02-2013 02:50 AM

this would make nice cane handles!!!

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

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#12 posted 02-04-2013 01:02 AM

Sweet stuff! Eye candy! Wood porn! LOL
Wish I had some money!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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