Large Oak Burl

I received a large oak burl by UPS from a customer in New Jersey. The package weighed in at 126 pounds, and the burl easily weighed over 100 pounds. This burl was actually about one-half of the main burl that was cut before it was shipped. Three more burl pieces are also being shipped. The entire burl weighed 250 pounds, too heavy for UPS. The image gallery below shows the complete story. This is a great project, but with burls you never really know what is inside, so always a bit of uncertainty. I turned the large 100 pound piece first. It was difficult to hoist it onto the lathe, but I am getting the hang of using the shop crane, so I managed this by myself. The piece was secured to the la

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Artistic lathe turned wood bowls from Lake Superior area

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