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Hey everyone, Sorry it has been a long time, Crazy burl business is busy. Well here is a madrone burl that is about 12000 lbs. Thought you would enjoy seeing it.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!





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Bothus

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#1 posted 04-07-2010 06:50 PM

Dang that’s big. You should video yourself getting that thing out. I’d love to see that.

Bothus

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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OregonBurls

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#2 posted 04-07-2010 06:54 PM

Will do!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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ratchet

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#3 posted 04-07-2010 06:55 PM

So will this one become veneer?

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#4 posted 04-07-2010 06:56 PM

How about a toothpick ? :)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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skeeter

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#5 posted 04-07-2010 07:04 PM

What did Roy Schieder say in JAWS,” I think we need a bigger boat.” Well I think you need a bigger shovel.

-- My philosophy: Somewhere between Norm and Roy

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windofthewoods

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#6 posted 04-07-2010 07:05 PM

Dang!.... WoW!.....Where do you start?!....

-- Ed,Red Lake, Ontario, Canada

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OregonBurls

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#7 posted 04-07-2010 07:08 PM

Yes bigger shovel, Truck will make a lot of tooth picks but I think this one will go for veneer.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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#8 posted 04-07-2010 07:18 PM

looks like yu’re gonna need the D-8 for that one

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#9 posted 04-07-2010 08:00 PM

how exciting that will be….its like finding the hope diamond….....cant wait to see whats inside…...watch your back getting this thing out…....ouch…makes me wince

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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deon

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#10 posted 04-07-2010 08:02 PM

I enjoy, oh yes I do. Could fantasize the day away

-- Dreaming patterns

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#11 posted 04-07-2010 09:38 PM

Remarkable! The small shovel makes my back twitch also. Have fun.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#12 posted 04-07-2010 09:47 PM

Awesome burl! Please post pictures of veneer if you can, would love to see what it looks like.

Erwin Jacksonville, Fl

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Jordan

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#13 posted 04-07-2010 10:20 PM

Oooh so huge!!!! that must surely need a crane!!! A madrone burl – is that from a madrone tree? Sorry, don’t know much about burls.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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OregonBurls

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#14 posted 04-07-2010 10:56 PM

Yes it is from a madrone or madrona tree. They can come pretty big.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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#15 posted 04-08-2010 03:34 AM

Never mind

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