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02-09-2012 09:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: burl humor question

I’ve been working on my dream shop and came across this burl in the basement. I didn’t notice until I carried it upstairs that it has a “unique” characteristic. I gave my burl a name, but am looking for other suggestions. Any ideas out there???

-- Ben


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#1 posted 02-09-2012 09:56 PM

I’d call it “Richard and the twins”.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 02-09-2012 09:57 PM

Ahhh, there’s nothing like working with wood in the morning!

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#3 posted 02-09-2012 10:12 PM

Avocado. Look it up…

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#4 posted 02-09-2012 10:17 PM

I just did Mike. LOL

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#5 posted 02-09-2012 10:20 PM

Won Hung Low might be another option…

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#6 posted 02-09-2012 10:25 PM

King Kong’s Nutsack

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#7 posted 02-09-2012 10:27 PM

If you threw it in the wood stove would it be “Great Balls of Fire”?

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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#8 posted 02-09-2012 10:41 PM

To me it looks like a pair of cheeks (not the facial type)

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#9 posted 02-09-2012 11:54 PM

Reminds me of this:

-- If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you!

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#10 posted 02-10-2012 02:49 AM

Johnson!

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#11 posted 02-10-2012 03:33 AM

Twig and Berries : )

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#12 posted 02-10-2012 03:39 AM

Isn’t that a rare sample from the morning wood tree?

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#13 posted 02-10-2012 03:39 AM

Richard, I never thought of it as a boy burl. I always thought of it as a gurl burl:) But I like that it can be either or!
I named it Beyonce. My daughter thought it looked like JLO. But she said they both have burly bums so it could be either.

-- Ben

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#14 posted 02-10-2012 03:42 AM

Sorry! I meant Charlie! Darin, I like your pic. My wife will get a kick out of that one!

-- Ben

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#15 posted 02-10-2012 05:16 AM

I’m asking that this thread be killed dead. Too much off-topic crap. I thought we were here to discuss woodies, I mean hard woodies, I mean—oh Hell. You guys are awful.

Steve

-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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