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I have recently run across an outstanding source for wood for carving and bandsaw boxes. This guy lives in the Upper Peninsula of Mi. He has sent me several burls, a piece of crotch cherry and some blanks.He has access to all kinds of wood. He is currently out of work. He like lots of others worked in support of the auto industry. He has been quick in his shipments and I have received no surprises. In the photo you can see examples of willow,spalted maple, poplar and a cherry burl blank. I was excited to find this source of wood and wanted to pass it along to other Lumberjocks. I am passing his email along to you in case you want to contact him. If you want larger pieces, he may be able to supply those. I just wanted the smaller ones. The largest I got was around 21 inches long and 13 inches wide. The came sealed in Anchorseal.

kris granlund <granlund3>

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#1 posted 05-15-2009 01:21 AM

The email above got truncated somehow. His email address is:

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#2 posted 05-15-2009 01:58 AM

Thats great thankx


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#3 posted 05-15-2009 07:08 AM

gold in them there burls

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#4 posted 05-15-2009 10:38 AM

Mr Ives would be jealous.!!
What a ‘Cracker barrel’!!

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 05-15-2009 03:02 PM

Thanks for the tip!

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#6 posted 05-16-2009 01:41 AM

Thanks for the tip. I think I will contact him.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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