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Forum topic by mmcc73 posted 08-07-2017 05:45 PM 312 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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mmcc73

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08-07-2017 05:45 PM

My dad gave me this burl that he lopped off a downed sugar maple tree:

http://imgur.com/a/Nyf74

I don’t know what to do with it, neither from a storage point of view or a project point of view. For the time being, I’m more concerned about the former.

Can I leave it as is until I decide what to use it for, or will it crack like crazy while acclimating?


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#1 posted 08-07-2017 06:17 PM

Paint the cut side of it with any old latex paint and set it on a shelf to dry for a couple years. Then you can cut it up and make what you want out of it.

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