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Sweet gum burl

Trob115

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Today I found a massive sweet gum burl walking through the woods after turkey hunting.
Has anyone ever turned one before and does it have much figure ? I know each burl is different, but I've never seen one on a gum tree.
 
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I've never turned it but a lot of guys have and liked it.
 

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:foto:Never seen a burl on sweet gum tree before. Did you get any pics?
I'll try to post a picture in the next couple of days. I didn't take one today 🤦🏻‍♂️.
It's the only one I've ever really noticed. We have tons of gum trees around here.
 

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I would harvest it, if it was mine, never know what you will find inside....
 

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Looking forward to seeing this burl. We have a ton of sweet gum in Florida and have never seen one bigger then a baseball. Nice find
 

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Dang, never saw a burl on sweet gum and we had a lot at last house. Definitely never saw any walking…:scare2:
 

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If I saw a massive sweet gum burl walking through the woods, I would shoot it or run for higher ground.:foto::lol2:
 

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I have had a chunk of sweet gum burl about LFR sized. It really wants to crack. I cut into slabs -sealed and put it in cool dry spot in shop and when I found it again in was dry and nice. Looks like a nice one.
 
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