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lumberjoe

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552 days ago

A friend of mine is getting married soon and wants me to make a bunch of bolt action pens. He wants them to be interesting as far as grain, but traditional gunstock material. We settled on walnut burls as regular walnut just doesn’t have enough figure (especially on a small blank pen like these).

Where can I get some that is good quality and very figured?

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#1 posted 552 days ago

Cook Woods.

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#2 posted 552 days ago

these were nice if there are any left. I posted some knobs and totes I made so you can see the grain, http://lumberjocks.com/topics/30573

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#3 posted 551 days ago

Check out oregonburls.com. Search for claro walnut.

http://www.oregonburls.com/apps/webstore/products/show/3539496

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#5 posted 550 days ago

Thanks everyone. I ended up getting some of the English walnut ones from Oregon Burls. They look awesome

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#6 posted 541 days ago

Rich, thanks again for that tip! The English walnut I got from Oregon Burls came out amazing

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