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Always going to Estate Sales & garage Sales, Picked this Burl Piece up for $2.00, Ex owner said Thought Maple Burl.
Now to figure(pun intended)what to make with it!!!!
-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one
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#1 posted 10-21-2010 05:10 PM
PS yes I will have to discard all the Holes!! :)
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#2 posted 10-21-2010 05:24 PM
What was it used for before, do you know?
-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/
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#3 posted 10-21-2010 05:25 PM
$2!! You did get a deal. Gloats like this open up a hole another world of possibilities. Congrats.
-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way
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#4 posted 10-21-2010 05:34 PM
It looks like it has great potential as a picture frame for 9 pictures.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
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#5 posted 10-21-2010 06:49 PM
Looks like some of the holes are big enough for a Big Gulp – could be the worlds most unique cupholder.
Remember the game Whack – A – Mole? :^)
-- Wag more, bark less.
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#6 posted 10-21-2010 07:13 PM
With all those holes I would think that it’s swiss maple. LOL
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
#7 posted 10-21-2010 07:17 PM
Yeah, Somebody had to Drill a hole bunch in this Piece, I plan on chuncking it up !!!
Good one Rex
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#8 posted 10-21-2010 07:28 PM
beautiful piece looks like the start of a wine rack
-- jim nevada
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#9 posted 10-21-2010 08:16 PM
I would use it as a top drawer for a jewelery box with a see-through top .you can put a suede covered base under it and keep the natural edge in a rectangular drawer.
-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za
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#10 posted 10-21-2010 08:32 PM
Lots of potential small-turning pieces in there! Bottle stoppers, pens, knobs or drawer handles, whoa =D
-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...
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#11 posted 10-21-2010 09:04 PM
It looks like maybe a dash for gauges, maybe for a boat.Totally cool piece, I would try to keep it intact !It would make a neat picture frame : )
-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com
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#12 posted 10-21-2010 10:57 PM
If i were you i would send the wood to me :D
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#13 posted 10-21-2010 11:12 PM
Those are the biggest termite holes I’ve ever seen.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
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#14 posted 10-21-2010 11:30 PM
Great find, wow. Would love to find that. I can see some great cane handles there, amongst other things, cool man….............
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#15 posted 10-21-2010 11:38 PM
Looks like a wine rack or a photo frame
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