I want to trade Burls for CNC work!

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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 10-21-2009 12:59 AM 1389 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone,

Would any of you have or know of someone who has one of the craftsman CNC wood carvers or something like that to do a project for me? I would be willing to trade Burl for it or pay the cost.

I need wooded burl coins made with my company logo carved on them out of my burls. The coin I would like to be the size of a silver dallor and starting at 1/4-3/16th thick.

Let me know please. I need them by January.
Greg Dahl

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 01:17 AM

interesting how Burl is the currency for making currency out of Burl!

also, i like the capital B.

:-) i cant really help you, just though it was humorous!

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 01:30 AM

I can’t help you but I sure am interested in some of your burls. PM me please with more info. Thanks.

-- What you listen to is your business...what you hear is ours.

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 03:34 AM

I know of some local high schools in my home town that have CNC machines and they do work for free as long as its not a huge project, its great practice for the students and it helps out people in the community as well, maybe there is a high school to college with CNC equipment near you that would be willing to do the work.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#4 posted 10-21-2009 04:09 AM

Thanks Chris for the idea, I wish you were closer. I would send you some burl. I’ll have to check at the college here.
Thanks again.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#5 posted 10-21-2009 04:28 AM

greg where i work they have a cnc but how big are the coins going to be thickness width lenth etc? the only thing is i live here in mass. and the co where i work is in boston mass but if its small enough u might be able to mail them well let me know?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 10-21-2009 07:03 PM

Laser etching is another option. I have never used one, (our high school has one) but imagine it might give better results (speed and clarity) – I have a cnc, but I think you would be better served with a laser…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#7 posted 10-21-2009 10:01 PM


What size are you looking for. I only have 16” by 24” capability.

PM me your logo if that is adequate.


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