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473 days ago

I am not too much into wood turning but I tend to save burls when I run across them. Found this cherry burl today and I have no use for it. The tree was dead standing so it has dried some. $15.00 + shipping I think I can get it into a large flat rate but I may have to shorten the stem a little.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't


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#1 posted 473 days ago

I’ll take it but I need a couple of days to get the money, (I’m 16 money’s rare lol)

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#2 posted 473 days ago

If matthew changes his mind – DIAL ME IN !

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

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#3 posted 473 days ago

Matt I will hang on for a few day no problem unless you want to trade me some Maine lobsters.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#4 posted 473 days ago

Jimbo do you want this pair for $30+ shipping they came from the same tree and have dried some due the the tree being dead. I have not sealed them but they are in the shade and I am keeping them damp. I have some anchorseal ordered will seal them when it comes.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#5 posted 473 days ago

I just got $30 how much will shipping be to 31 nestlenook Ln. Phippsburg Maine 04562. Want me to mail a check?

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#6 posted 472 days ago

Flat rate shipping is $16.85 burl is $15.00 thirty is close enough for me I sent you a PM with details will have it ready to ship when pmt is recieved.Thanks

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#7 posted 471 days ago

Matt I have not heard anything from you are you still interested if you have changed you mind no hard feelings it’s only 15 bucks and others are interested.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#8 posted 470 days ago

Sprucegum – Did I get here too late?

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

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#9 posted 470 days ago

Jimbo I am not in a big hurry to sell out a 16 year old aspiring wood worker . He did say he has the money and I sent him a PM to work out the details just have not heard anymore. I guess I will give him this week and if he does not respond it is yours. Do you have any interest in the two other pieces? I also have one that is still growing that will make about 4 of the one Matt wants. I hope to get out to the wood lot this weekend and harvest it i’m thinking about $50.00 for that one but we will see what it look like when I get it on the ground.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#10 posted 470 days ago

Yes I’m definitely interested I’m hopefully sending money tomorrow. thanks for waiting.

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#11 posted 470 days ago

That sounds good Matt I have a couple of odd pieces of curly cherry I will throw in the box to help fill it up they should make some interesting spindle stock.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#12 posted 469 days ago

Matt your burl is packaged and ready to ship. I had to buzz a little bark off to get the cover to close on a LFRB I am sure I did not remove any usable wood and I think I am seeing eyes under the bark. I hope so they make a pretty turning. I included some pieces of curly cherry it is dry and should make some nice spindle stock or small boxes. Here is a picture of a similar piece of cherry. And by they way I have more if anyone is interested I” thick and cut the size of a small FRB $10.00 shipped

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#13 posted 468 days ago

Awsome Thanks a ton, your money been sent. Can’t wait to turn this burl!

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#14 posted 468 days ago

Lots of great wood turners here on LJ be sure to ask them if you have any questions about cutting, turning and drying your burl. A great wood turner I am not but there are plenty of them here. Oh be sure to unpack your burl outside I used pine shavings for packing material, I want you to spend your time turning not sweeping up the kitchen floor :)

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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#15 posted 464 days ago

Matt your package was mailed this afternoon. Your MO came in todays mail and it was postmarked Friday so I would expect you would see it this week for sure.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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