Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Beauty in Burl

Our young men have taken an interest in wood. A few weeks ago they discovered a tree that had been dozed down along a fence line near the park which had an extraordinary amount of burl. Even the roots had burl.

They took some friends along when they showed their Dad the find:

Timothy sitting atop the biggest burl on the base of the fallen tree:

We're all left to wonder what the inside will look like and what could and/or will be created out of this natural blight...

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