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Forum topic by TCwoodcrafts posted 01-05-2021 03:25 PM 339 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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TCwoodcrafts

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01-05-2021 03:25 PM

Hello,
I am looking to see if anyone can give me a ball park figure on the value of burls, or someone in New England that might be interested in buying burls. Each one is different, therefore it seems like selling by weight is common. I have a large yellow birch burl that is estimated around 2000 pounds with the burl and trunk. It’s 9’ in circumference and approx. 3’ x 3’ cross section. I am trying to figure out what a reasonable selling price would be.
Any thoughts would be appreciated, Thank you

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#1 posted 01-05-2021 08:21 PM

Clearly a potential buyer would need some specialized equipment and imagination to see the possibilities. There might be more interest if it were broken down to sizes more manageable by woodworkers, i.e. slabs, turning blanks?

-- Phil Allin - There are woodworkers and people who collect woodworking tools. The woodworkers have a chair to sit on that they made.

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#2 posted 01-06-2021 03:57 AM

Holy smokes, that’s a mawnster! If you can cut some pieces out of it on demand, or maybe contact some of the retailers online, you might have more hits. One can find ~ 6 by 6 by 6 “cubes” at the wood boutiques for $35 – $50. You have a wooden gold mine there. Good luck finding a buyer.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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