Neighbors White Birch Tree

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Project by crashman posted 08-28-2015 09:18 PM 1427 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Neighbor to the left cut down the Neighbor to the right’s White Birch Tree. The wood was given to whomever wanted any. I saved a few pieces (should have saved more) and tossed them in the corner of the garage. They have been laying there waiting for me I guess, because look @ the beautiful spalting inside. I Made this bookmatched serving tray from one of the logs. It measures 20.25×12.50 & 1.25 deep. I usually make them a little deeper but was limited by the size of the wood I had. The finish is 3 coats of MinWax wipe on poly with steel wool in between coats. I am going to give the Neighbor his wood back, I bet he will be surprised…...........................Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis

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#1 posted 08-28-2015 09:38 PM


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#2 posted 08-28-2015 11:55 PM

That is very, very special, at least in my opinion. I love all the many veins of color and I think
you really did it justice with your design and craftsmanship!

-- too old to rock & roll......

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#3 posted 08-29-2015 12:32 AM

Absolutely outstanding… the grain, figure and spalting.

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#4 posted 08-29-2015 01:16 AM

A great way to show off a beautiful piece of wood – an a cool gift as well!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 08-29-2015 02:52 AM

Looks great!

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#6 posted 08-29-2015 01:53 PM

beautiful wood

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#7 posted 08-29-2015 05:27 PM

Nice find, nice finished piece and nice gesture. Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 08-30-2015 03:24 PM

Well done..
How nice to have beautiful wood to work with.
A treasure to behold…

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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