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Project by DaddyZ posted 10-21-2010 05:09 PM 2612 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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!! :)

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

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#2 posted 10-21-2010 05:24 PM

What was it used for before, do you know?

-- Matt -

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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

Great find.

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!

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#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

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

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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,

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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 ~

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#12 posted 10-21-2010 10:57 PM

If i were you i would send the wood to me :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#13 posted 10-21-2010 11:12 PM

Those are the biggest termite holes I’ve ever seen.

Nice wood.

-- 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 †

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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

-- wishIstillhadaclydesdaleinmyfrontyard

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