Carving a large burl

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Forum topic by ctc posted 04-01-2012 04:25 PM 994 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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04-01-2012 04:25 PM

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Five years ago, while bushogging one of my fields, I spotted what appeared to be a hornet’s next off in the woods. It stayed there year after year and finally last summer I decided to investigate. It wasn’t a hornets nest but rather a large burl on a small tree ( burl about 10 in. dia, and the tree 3.25 in dia). I am preparing to mount it on a bois d’arc base (piece of stump I’ve been saving) and thinking of carving some type of head from the burl.
Any suggestions ?

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#1 posted 04-01-2012 10:58 PM

Wow nice burl.. cant give any advice until what is inside is seen.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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