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Black Oak Burl Wood! Wow Wood!

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Project by OregonBurls posted 02-11-2011 02:39 AM 6879 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had a black Oak pin burl in my yard for months and I just didn’t think there was anything that would turn my eye… boy was I wrong.

It yielded about 200 bf of this beautiful stuff. I have Guitar billets, Platter blanks, bowl blanks, duck tube call banks and lots of other blanks out of this. Yahoo! I came up with 5 Guitar billets. Tomorrow I will be cutting more. This is fun!

I will be finished with my project tomorrow but you need to start yours! lol!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!





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sedcokid

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#1 posted 02-11-2011 02:48 AM

Man what beautiful wood!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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WoodArtbyJR

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#2 posted 02-11-2011 03:08 AM

Greg, you are so right. That is one AWSOME piece of wood. I really need to get down there. Thanks for sharing.
Jim

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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Raftermonkey

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#3 posted 02-11-2011 03:13 AM

Nicey nice. .....drool…..

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#4 posted 02-11-2011 03:20 AM

wow greg that is some awesome wood…so beautiful…..i just cant get over how beautiful it is…...i wish i could afford some…but…maybe someday…....grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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BigTiny

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#5 posted 02-11-2011 03:21 AM

I hate you! After seeing this, I had to replace my keyboard because of drool damage!

Beautiful wood, guy.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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bigike

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#6 posted 02-11-2011 03:37 AM

wow that is very beautiful. What’s the sale price on something like that? (#7000)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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groy87

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#7 posted 02-11-2011 03:39 AM

Seriously drooling right now…...... legitimately my girlfriend is kinda grossed out

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BillyJ

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#8 posted 02-11-2011 03:58 AM

OMG – awesome. That is going to make some very fine Guitar billets and whatever else you want to make.

Wait a minute. I think that came from my tree.

I’ll be waiting for delivery.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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Matt

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#9 posted 02-11-2011 04:02 AM

So I will just pm you my address and you can ship some over here! :p

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

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OregonBurls

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#10 posted 02-11-2011 04:05 AM

$350 for the Guitar Billet I am putting the blocks on ebay right now.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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TJ65

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#11 posted 02-11-2011 05:41 AM

how cool is that.
amazing what nature can do.

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

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falegniam

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#12 posted 02-11-2011 06:20 AM

you’re not kidding, that stuff looks awesome. bring some over here will ya

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 02-11-2011 06:49 AM

I am envious. Thats a great piece of wood.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#14 posted 02-11-2011 06:55 AM

Fantastic ! I can never seem to find any wood that beautiful anywhere in my area at the lumberyards. I wish I could…

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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OregonBurls

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#15 posted 02-11-2011 06:57 AM

I don’t think you would ever find would like this in the store. This stuff put a smile on my face.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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