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Forum topic by dw75 posted 03-01-2017 04:27 PM 408 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dw75

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03-01-2017 04:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question cherry burl

Hello all, This is my first post and was wondering what I’ve got here. I know it’s black cherry but why is it so red. The tree was dying so I cut it down and it was hollow. From the outside it didn’t look like a burl. I can’t find a picture of cherry that looks anything like it. Thanks for the help.


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#1 posted 03-01-2017 04:45 PM

That’s not burl, just wood that was starting to rot away. If it is solid enough it will make some nice looking projects.

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#2 posted 03-01-2017 09:15 PM

Yes, not burl.

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#3 posted 03-01-2017 10:21 PM

A large area of diffuse pitch deposit?

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