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Project by kody posted 03-01-2012 01:34 AM 4072 views 2 times favorited 43 comments Add to Favorites Watch

future maple burl tables. I log for a living so my supply of wood is end less. Yew,maple,alder and madrone ect. Oregon has some beautiful wood.





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schloemoe

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#1 posted 03-01-2012 01:38 AM

Looks like some beautiful stuff if you don’t have enough room for all of it I have a little space…Ha….....Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 03-01-2012 01:42 AM

You got some beautiful wood there. I am JEALOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

and thats a heck of a saw you got there!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 03-01-2012 02:26 AM

A slabber! I love working with slabs. I am not a logger, but I get trees fairly regularly. Welcome to lj’s!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 03-01-2012 02:29 AM

What size chainsaw?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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kody

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#5 posted 03-01-2012 02:37 AM

066 stihl with a 42inch bar. it’s a monster

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Straightbowed

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#6 posted 03-01-2012 02:39 AM

I can only wish for such

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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robert triplett

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#7 posted 03-01-2012 02:47 AM

One of my favorite kinds of posts. A few shots of the face of the cuts would be nice!!! This might be a nice way to pick up a little cash. Hint, hint.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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T. D. Reid

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#8 posted 03-01-2012 02:51 AM

Sir that is one big piece of fungus and I’ll bet it will make one pretty table. Good luck sir and thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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WoodLe

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#9 posted 03-01-2012 02:58 AM

Wow! I’ll take a couple of those big logs.

-- www.largewoodslabs.com Wooster, Ohio

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RoundestRock

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#10 posted 03-01-2012 03:19 AM

A hint for photographing grain, especially rough cut stuff, is to throw a little 95%+ rubbing alcohol on it. It wont add water while drying and will make the grain stand out.

I would also love to see some face shots of that burl! Grate score!

-- I only WISH I could do this for a living. Problem is I don't want to sell anything I make!

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dakremer

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#11 posted 03-01-2012 03:31 AM

I’m 100% jealous

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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hjt

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#12 posted 03-01-2012 05:15 AM

Gotta love Stihl!!! Oh… and the woods nice too!

-- Harold

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Philip

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#13 posted 03-01-2012 05:23 AM

Wow, that is amazing! You should post the techniques you use with that chainsaw for us mere mortals…

-- I never finish anyth

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Martyroc

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#14 posted 03-01-2012 05:31 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, if you need me to take some of that wood off your hands, I am happy to help. Can’t wait to see what some of this look like when they become tables.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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AKAndrew

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#15 posted 03-01-2012 05:49 AM

Love the 3gen photo

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