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This Maple Burl is 6 to 7’ across! 3400 lbsI sold this to a guy who is going to turn lots of Cowboy hats.That is my boy Douglas in the back!Enjoy!
-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!
Aug 06, 2010
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#1 posted 08-06-2010 11:08 PM
How much does something like that weigh?
-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.
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#2 posted 08-06-2010 11:10 PM
I would love to see the grain pattern on that burl.
-- Richard Boise, Idaho
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#3 posted 08-06-2010 11:35 PM
Oh my! 3400 thats a beast. Look fwd to seeing you when you come to Los Angeles! Goodlooking son you have. He a woodworker as well?
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 08-07-2010 12:03 AM
The better question is…..how much does something like that go for ($$$)???
-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!
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#5 posted 08-07-2010 01:14 AM
You son has one up on me, I didn’t know what a burl was until I was sixteen…lol, that huge and cowboy hats what up with that?
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#6 posted 08-07-2010 02:36 AM
Man O Man, now that is one heck of a big Burl!!!!!!
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#7 posted 08-07-2010 02:44 AM
WOW! That’s a lot of cowboy hats! Gee, just think how many cane handles I could make! I hope we get to see them here at LJ’s. I’m drooling all over myself!
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
#8 posted 08-07-2010 02:45 AM
Note: That’s a handsome son you have there. Glad to see he’s helping Dad!
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#9 posted 08-07-2010 02:59 AM
WOW!! It that where the tree was growing on the top?
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
#10 posted 08-07-2010 03:00 AM
Yep the tree was only 18” diameter.
Dale J Struhar Sr
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#11 posted 08-07-2010 03:40 AM
-- Dale, Ohio
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#12 posted 08-07-2010 06:24 AM
covet, covet, covet
-- Susannah, Colonial Beach VA
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#13 posted 08-07-2010 06:57 AM
So this burl was at ground level? Or up the trunk?
If it was at ground level how was the root ball/crown positioned? Ingrown throughout the burl itself or underneath the burl mass?
Just curious is all.
-- I'm not old. Just "well seasoned".
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#14 posted 08-07-2010 07:02 AM
Wow Greg I’d love to see inside that Puppy
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#15 posted 08-07-2010 11:56 AM
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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