|Forum topic by hairy||posted 12-18-2011 06:26 PM||1291 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
12-18-2011 06:26 PM
Since the trees lost their leaves, I have been looking for burls. Not to harvest, just to look at. I haven’t seen one yet. Every where I go, I’m burl hunting. I scan the big trees first before looking at the younger trees.
At one time I burned wood for heat.( Don’t shoot! I’ve seen the error of my ways.) Of all the trees I cut up, I don’t recall seeing one.
There is some confusion regarding burls. Is it a wart, a tumor? Do we just have healthy trees here in southwest Ohio? Maybe the local trees use protection?
Do I need a spotlight at midnight? What kind of bait?
I’ve seen vendors tout their burls as legally harvested. Do you get a tag with your license?
Inquiring minds want to know.
-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...