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I found this burl about 60’ from my home.It’s about 16×9” and 3” deep.
-- steve...firstname.lastname@example.org........remember,the best teacher is repetition.
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#1 posted 11-23-2010 06:28 AM
Nice grain Steve, and nice color. Dye? We call it Arbutus here and I have some big chunks from a tree that overhung my shop. You’ve got my interest here. maybe some otherwise firewood will be saved.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
#2 posted 11-23-2010 06:41 AM
No dye used on this Paul.Just some mineral oil.I find it hard to even look at peoples firewood.I find that the uglier a piece of wood is on the outside, the more beautful it will be on the inside.
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#3 posted 11-23-2010 06:44 AM
Nice very nice.The wood shows it’s beauty jamie
-- 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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#4 posted 11-23-2010 11:46 AM
Would make a great clock. Great looking burl you have come across.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 11-23-2010 02:08 PM
Man that is awesome. Great wood and great work.
-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"
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#6 posted 11-23-2010 03:01 PM
Beautiful burl. The hole in the side makes it look a little like a painter’s palette. Burls are my absolute favorite thing to turn.
-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general
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