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Redwood Burl

Redwood Beauty Revealed

We had a busy weekend–dinner with dear friends, the Huntsville Car Show and helping at the Terry Fox Run.  But Brian found the time to apply coats of oil to the Redbood Burl Platter. The first coat was the most exciting.  Brian used a paint brush to get the oil into the tiny crevasses of the wood. …

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It’s on the Lathe

Today Brian begins the next steps for the Redwood platter as he centres and screws the faceplate onto the wood circle. Attached to the lathe, Brian measures the bottom of the platter for the placement of the chuck.  The joy of burls is that each one is unique with bark and gnarly bits, but bark and woodworm …

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