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Forum topic by Lenning posted 09-16-2017 01:45 AM 342 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-16-2017 01:45 AM

Topic tags/keywords: identify coffee table burl slab

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#1 posted 09-16-2017 02:02 AM

Couple problems.

It looks like a burlap. Much harder to identify the type of wood from a burl.

We also would need much closer photos of the wood itself.

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#2 posted 09-16-2017 02:11 AM

A burl. A lot.

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#3 posted 09-16-2017 02:22 AM

That’s the only photo I have right now, I’m considering buying this, was looking for a ball park range of what it might be worth. I’m buying one already ( pic in this response ) for a gift and the pic above is also available

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#4 posted 09-16-2017 03:46 AM

Both pieces are functional art coffee tables. So it simply would be what the market will bear. Range? Maybe $500-$1500 depends on the location.

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#5 posted 09-16-2017 04:13 AM

That really looks like a very large maple burl in the first post. I wouldn’t waste that much burl on one item like that, I would cut it up and make lots of things.

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#6 posted 09-16-2017 02:58 PM

I agree it looks like a maple burl. I don’t understands why a bunch of sticks piled up or a burl is so appealing. How in the world are you supposed to clean it once it gets covered with dust its going to look like crap.

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