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Burl necklace, A gift I made for my lady. Ive been saving these miniature burls for years, they grow in the bark of certain trees. These were Alder, maple, spruce, and Holly. You have to really keep your eyes open when your inspecting the trunk of a tree you might just find a little treasure.

P.s I thought she said she wanted a burl necklace not a pearl necklace o well even better. lol

Take care LJs and may the sawdust fly on these great holidays

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 08:19 PM

im sure your lady will love this, its very cool, im going to make something jewelry wise for the contest …did you check out the walnut slab table i made…take a peek…have a great new year…grizz

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

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 08:35 PM

very unique idea well done

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 09:04 PM

Nice one


-- 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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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 12-25-2012 09:12 PM

Even on a smaller scale you do awesome work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-25-2012 09:24 PM

very nice…..reminds me of pearl onions for some reason.

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

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 01:34 AM

Tell her that these burl are more rare than pearls!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 12-26-2012 08:12 AM

Now that’s unique, and no one will be able to tell her that they “have one just like it at home”.
Hope that she loves it and enjoys it for years to come. Nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#8 posted 12-26-2012 02:19 PM

LOL on the pearl necklace…... one of my favs from ZZ Top.. Nice job on the burl necklace.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 06-20-2013 01:32 PM

Missed this the first time around, now I am going to have to pay real close attention to the trees and wood
I work with and try to find some of these. Thank you for sharing, and I hope she enjoys this.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#10 posted 06-20-2013 02:41 PM

You did a wonderful job on this necklace.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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