Sunday, February 2, 2014

Teakwood Burl... rare find here in India

I was getting my Afzelia burl block cut from a furniture workshop. I have known the owner for many years now. He had done most of the furniture in our house. While looking around, I picked up a piece of teakwood. It appeared to be an ordinary piece and had it cut into blank size pieces. I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the blanks. It was actually a burl. This afternoon, I rounded the pieces and covered them with CA glue. I was quit stunned with the outcome. I am sure they will make a nice pen (or two) one day.

If someone knows where to find more burl here in India, please contact me.

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