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Old growth Douglas Fir burl

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Project by mjheck posted 07-12-2020 01:52 AM 1130 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some pieces of an old growth burl I found on my tree farm that I had a local small mill cut down. Figure tree to be at least 270 years old. Been drying for 3 years and hope to make it into tables this winter. Highly unusual pattern with bIrdseye and figuring.





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#1 posted 07-12-2020 02:04 AM

Those are quite amazing and full of promise.

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#2 posted 07-12-2020 03:30 AM

ok,nice burls so where is the finised project ? kinda like me posting a pic of some boards.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#3 posted 07-12-2020 03:34 AM

Some people have all the luck. Great find. Mike

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#4 posted 07-12-2020 04:51 AM

Can’t wait to see the finished project!

L/W

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#5 posted 07-12-2020 05:47 AM

Hey Pottz, Second picture is a FINISHED end table. OK now?

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#6 posted 07-12-2020 09:28 PM



Hey Pottz, Second picture is a FINISHED end table. OK now?

- mjheck


yeah would have been nice if you just told us what it was,thanks.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#7 posted 07-12-2020 11:26 PM

Nice Burls and nice tab!e.

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#8 posted 07-12-2020 11:44 PM

Thank you all for your kind comments(Well, most of them anyway). I’ll have some finished tables to show in the fall.

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#9 posted 07-12-2020 11:49 PM

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