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Burls #1: Burl the size of a car

2392 days ago by Lee A. Jesberger | 31 comments »

Karson and I were talking on the phone the other night, the topic being burls. He posted pictures of a burl someone left in his driveway. The conversation started with us discussing the best way to cut it to yield the best results. Unfortunately, I have very little knowledge in this area. I do have a friend, Rick Hearne, of Hearne Hardwoods I intend to ask about this process, as I too have a bunch of Cherry burls waiting to be sliced. I mentioned to Karson I saw a very large...

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The Burl Hunter #5: Hunting for burl!

477 days ago by OregonBurls | 13 comments »

Hey everyone, It has been a while. Just slammed with cutting burl. I was walking a friends property looking for burl and had my camera man tag along. Check it out.HUNTING FOR BURL“

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #5: "Untrammeled Possibilities and Unexpended Opportunities"

2281 days ago by frank | 11 comments »

Untrammeled Possibilities and Unexpended Opportunities ....out here is where i was first awakened, awakened to what-where-when and why, awakened to all the un-trammeled possibilities that call my name, awakened to the un-expended opportunities i gather to…. Out here silence starts off as a thing of beauty, but the silence soon passes on to a sound of great talking going on between the different players in this outside play of nature…. ....walking the woods out here is...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #76: Wood and I....Sculpture

1174 days ago by frank | 10 comments »

Wood and I….Sculpture ….while walking down the isles of life’s design,i was roiled enough to loose my way on a walk-about,the forest and trees no-longer fed this hunger within,and for days becoming years my dreams died as inaesthetic…. ….that was in-deed the hole i dug until i had no-strength dig deeper,what came next was confronting my dragon and refusing his lies any-more,so i went back to the woods fearing to hope and believe what i might find,what i found was that ...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #63: In-DwelleR-EVIL Dis-ease Follows Me

1618 days ago by frank | 10 comments »

In-DwelleR-EVIL Dis-Ease Follows Me ….i have all-ways been,this dis-ease that eats in-side,gnaws be-low my bark….—by flp ——————————————————————————————————————————————————...

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Wood Gloat #12: Slabs and Burls.

1532 days ago by degoose | 9 comments »

Slab 'n' Burl Hardwoods.have come all the way across the country from the centre of south western Western Australia to be part of the Brisbane Timber and Working with Wood Show this week end….. bringing with them some of the most fantastic Slabs and Burls I have ever seen…Clint and Nikki Decke specialize in local timbers from around the family farm… All of their timbers and burls have been sourced locally from surrounding private properties and forests manages by The Depa...

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Milling a black walnut tree! Advise wanted

1290 days ago by Firewood20 | 8 comments »

I have recently come accross a black walnut tree that will be dropped in the next couple weeks. It is 19” diameter and 30ft tall. I have a big enough chainsaw and chainsaw mill jig attachment but this is the first time ever attempting milling “green” wood. Anyone have any thoughts or ideas of what to do with it after I have it cut down to rough cut lengths and thicknesses? Also what about drying it out if it needs it? or ? Will it affect any future projects ie: cabinetry, sh...

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Myrtle burl slabs Video

1075 days ago by OregonBurls | 7 comments »

Had to show all my LJs buddies this beautiful Myrtle Enjoy! ThanksGreg 541-450-9499

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"Waunderings in Ones Back-Yard WoodLot" --by RusticWoodArt

2400 days ago by frank | 6 comments »

Waunderings in Ones Back-Yard WoodLot ....crunching the landscape of snowflakes, i soon took a waundering walkabout, where all is silently content within their respected milieu, awaiting those birthing pangs that signal a spectacular spring….. —-were it not for these striving images of imagination,who would be found to come and rescue a soul such as i,since long ago in times of olden beholden begotten wood turnings,i walked right out of sight from those who had long tried to...

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Old Growth Black Oak with a Burl

1185 days ago by OregonBurls | 5 comments »

We cut this tree down in Feb and just got the video done. We slabed the burl and the logs in to counter top blanks and table blanks. We used my 088 stihl with a 36” and 72” bar. Also for the slabbing used the the 60” lucas mill slabber. The pic below the vid are 12’ slabs of the log. Enjoy and thanks for watchingGregwww.oregonburls.com

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