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Burl Canister

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Project by that1wood posted 01-13-2013 02:51 AM 727 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak Burl Canister with Live Lid. This was and idea I was using for smaller ring boxes, but decided to use a bigger piece of this burl to see what it would turn out like.(no pun intended) Normally I would hesitate to use so much of this awesome piece of timber. As you can see, It has voids and cracks, like most burl, which can be filled but I rather like the look of natural defects. This particular piece is great with some white rot spalt and a few worm trails through it. The part for the lid features the dead bark found in the middle of normal live bark. Very unique wood from a side burl. Thanks for Looking!

-- that WOOD be cool..... JL





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-13-2013 03:56 AM

Cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 01-13-2013 07:35 AM

Very nice!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 09:08 AM

Very cool looking piece

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

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