Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'madrone burl'

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The Burl Hunter #7: Crazy Color Madrone Burl

04-11-2013 11:09 PM by OregonBurls | 13 comments »

I just had to show you buddies this Madrone. I was not expecting much but Wow! Was I wrong. Flame Box Elder Move over! I was totally surprised when I saw the inside.

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The Burl Hunter #5: Hunting for burl!

04-11-2013 02:42 PM 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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Madrone Burl doesn't crack sometimes

09-04-2012 07:48 PM by OregonBurls | 5 comments »

I soaked this Madrone in water for about one year and then a other year just in the weather. This block was one among many. Everything around it checked except this one. Go figure! (on pun intended). But this block is one of the nicest looking blocks I have seen in a long while. Greg at oregonburls

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Turning Green Madrone Burl.

08-30-2012 05:54 PM by OregonBurls | 3 comments »

Hey everyone. Just another tip for Madrone and Madrone burl… I have been told that madrone shrinks a whopping 18% No wander it is a self destructive wood. So with that being said you can work with the shrinkage or tame the beast. I love the warping and shrinkage of the Madrone. If you can get spindles of green straight grain, you can turn some nice handles and what ever you put in them be it a knife or a gouge when that handle dries it is lock in for years of use. With green bu...

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Madrone Burl Pen

02-20-2008 12:51 AM by itsme_timd | 9 comments »

I don’t want to post 100 entries on my projects page for pens but wanted to share this one, I think it came out great. I’ve always tried to have some type of artistic outlet and never had any skills. Drawing, painting, music – no luck at all. I tried trombone in 6th Grade and the band director actually asked me to move the slide but not actually play… true story. :-) I’ve received a lot of compliments on the pens and I’m getting better – this on...

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