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Project by Mlke posted 07-24-2010 11:43 PM 1614 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wood gloat!!!
All the camphor was named “Bee Tree Camphor”. Somewhere either in or on the tree there was a bee hive which gave it some extra character :)
1. Camphor Burl!! Ive never turned a burl beforee
2. More Camphor Burl! i plan on making a short vase out of this one
3. A huge chunk of Curly Camphor :) kind of oddly shaped, i think ill make a vase.
4. Rosewood!!! i was told i should make three platters :)
5. Pic #1 was cut into pen blanks, and this is what i got. Theres also a bit of rosewood in there.

Keep Checking Craigslist!!!!!

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ShopDogs

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#1 posted 07-25-2010 12:02 AM

Yeah,
I’d gloat too!
That camphor is going to be stunning. Be sure to post the end results.

Thanks

-- ShopDogs, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 07-25-2010 03:03 AM

Great slab of lumber. That one piece looks like a giant slice of pizza…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Paul2274

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#3 posted 07-25-2010 04:46 AM

Nice gloat Mike!

That’s a beautiful piece of rosewood.

Paul

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tomakazi

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#4 posted 07-25-2010 08:07 AM

Nice… I turned an old redwood burl today. it was very brittle and difficult to turn. take your time!!! i cant wait to see your projects!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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TJ65

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#5 posted 07-25-2010 10:46 AM

hate you!!!!! :-)

Love the wood- looks like it will be a lot of fun. Dont forget to post

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 07-26-2010 02:27 AM

Mike, send it down under if you like. I will pay the postage. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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TreeBones

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 05:47 PM

Very cool. Wood gloat’s are the best. I love Burl and any kind of cool wood. Guess that’s why I call myself a “Wood Nut”.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#8 posted 07-30-2010 01:42 AM

Wood gloats are “Da BOM”!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#9 posted 09-25-2010 02:25 AM

Why did I spend 26€ today on a sheet of (premium) amboyna burl veneer, when you have very nice, free camphor burl stock? :p

That rosewood is sexy as hell, too :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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