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Forum topic by builtinbkyn posted 05-02-2017 01:23 PM 441 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-02-2017 01:23 PM

Thought this was an interesting story for LJ. New Jersey Oak Tree to be Cut Down in April

Here’s the news in todays NY Post with a pick of the tree being felled. 600-year-old tree to be turned into furniture

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)


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#1 posted 05-02-2017 01:50 PM

the landscape will never be the same again… sad !!!
but at least that wood will get the chance to have a second life !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#2 posted 05-02-2017 03:23 PM

Hey Stelios. Yes it’s sad in a way, but hopefully the furniture will be worthy of it’s long life and historical relevance. As you said, it will have a second life. I hope it’s as something of beauty that pays tribute to it’s heritage and doesn’t become kitchen cabinets ;)

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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