Stump cutting #1: Prunus avium

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Blog entry by Dominik Matus posted 453 days ago 812 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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At the garden I dug old stump of Prunus avium. I was there for some years. Summer is here so I decided to divide it to half parts. My friend helped me with sawing by crosscut saw (little blunt). It was very hard work. But after some hours very beautiful timbers shows. I grinded it and soaked with water. You ca see it’s little stained by fungi.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration

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#1 posted 453 days ago

Oh wow! That’s beautiful. What will you make with it?

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#2 posted 453 days ago

Gorgeous. Just the way I like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 452 days ago

I don’t know maybe some jewellery or bowl, veneers.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration

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#4 posted 452 days ago

Stunning color and grain patterns…..

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#5 posted 451 days ago

Wow, exactly the colors of that old prunus burl I got back home a few years ago (the thing is twice as big)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#6 posted 451 days ago

Wow that’s really nice. I also like that you used the crosscut saw. I take it you’ve learned to sharpen that yourself?

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#7 posted 450 days ago

I sharpened it with file tool, but it was still very hard for sawing. That saw was used for cutting walls :D.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration

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