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Blog entry by TonnyS posted 12-04-2015 05:02 PM 687 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found what looks like a Oak on construction site, called the company and they were happy to get rid of it, lucky me :)



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stefang

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#1 posted 12-05-2015 04:28 PM

Looks like a great find. Please blog it when you cut it up. It would be interesting to see whats inside. Was this photo taken in Norway?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 12-05-2015 06:54 PM

Ill update with pictures when i open it, supose to get it home on friday, but was som delay, hoping monday.
Picture is taken in Norway yes. In Austevoll

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#3 posted 12-05-2015 08:08 PM

That’s Norway? Looks just like Bayonne, New Jersey :)

Looking forward to seeing what’s inside :0

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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#4 posted 12-05-2015 09:23 PM

I thought so. I live in Klepp south of Stavanger.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 12-07-2015 10:43 AM

Arrived today, cant wait to take a look inside, had to cut of a 3 m end, to get it on the truck

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#6 posted 12-07-2015 01:08 PM

made this cut of the end, its about D is about 80cm and 12-14cm thick

like the look of it, any idea what somthing like this is worth ??

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#7 posted 12-10-2015 06:16 PM

Nice and black inside, sent a sample for C14 dating, going to be intesesting to se how old she is

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#8 posted 04-20-2016 08:20 PM

Finaly resived the result

Its dated 1683 BC, so about 3700 year old when the tree died

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