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    WANTED:TAS Hairy oak etc

    Im looking to buy some quarter sawn hairy oak and silky oak. Needs to be 30mm+ thick and 50mm+ widths. Im looking for an ongoing supply ideally but am happy to look at small lots also. Thanks. ...
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    QUEENSLAND Pm sent. [emoji106] Sent from my CPH1725 using...

    Pm sent. [emoji106]

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    Jason on Instagram: “Some amazing birdseye burl...

    Jason on Instagram: “Some amazing birdseye burl huon pine at the moment. 😵😁
    #burl”

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    I have seen pictures of the burl which looks very...

    I have seen pictures of the burl which looks very nice and I understand it is more poplar with woodworkers overseas. I think that they also call it Mappa? Anyways, I suppose I will soon see how it...
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    QUEENSLAND I'd be keen for any larger bits of macadamia if...

    I'd be keen for any larger bits of macadamia if you have any available. 30mm+ thick.[emoji108]
    Cheers. Jason.


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    Poplar burl.

    I have a good sized burl poplar on my radar. Just wondering if anyone here has experience milling poplar and if so, how is it to dry etc.
    Thanks. Jason....
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    Did you look under the bark for signs of...

    Did you look under the bark for signs of fiddleback yet? [emoji16]

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    Thats fine. Send me a msg a day or 2 beforehand...

    Thats fine. Send me a msg a day or 2 beforehand to make sure. [emoji106]

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    Special timber millers nsw.

    Im heading up to the mainland next month to the area where I grew up (northern nsw) and I want to chase up some silky oak, maybe mango and other fancy woods (Fiddleback, burl, etc)
    Does anyone have...
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    New Listing Scottsdale in the n.e. [emoji106] Sent from my...

    Scottsdale in the n.e. [emoji106]

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    New Listing Huon pine milled to order.

    Hi. Just wanted to let everyone know that I am now milling huon pine. I can mill to order up to 500mm width. Small and large orders welcome. Freight Australia wide available. Plain, figured, birdseye...
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    Planed a piece up tonight....

    Planed a piece up tonight. [emoji108][emoji91]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190707/bc6964a89108bc51a0a078731463ea20.jpg

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    Dont think its the roots proper on this one but...

    Dont think its the roots proper on this one but seems about as common as other burl forming species. Having said that, this is my first go at huon so I don't know much about it. [emoji106]

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    First slabs coming off the mill...

    First slabs coming off the mill today[emoji16]Jason on Instagram: “💥💥💥 First Birdseye huon pine coming off the mill. Looks promising. 😁
    #birdseye #huonpine #lumber #tasmanian #liveedge”

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    Huon pine burl.

    Picked this beauty up today. Its about to smell awesome around here. [emoji16]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190705/4d5a89e3de35453c278d01543af66fbb.jpg

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    Tiger myrtle.

    Milled up some nice tiger myrtle today. Dont see much of this stuff these days. Jason on Instagram: “Some sweet bits from the first billet of tiger myrtle today. 👍#tigermyrtle #guitarmaking #lumber”...
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    WEST AUST Yes please. [emoji106] Sent from my CPH1725...

    Yes please. [emoji106]

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  18. Thread: Macrocarpa

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    Macrocarpa

    Anybody use macrocarpa for indoor furniture much in Australia? Im starting to mill it more regularly and reckon it would make a decent cabinet timber. I usually only see it in outdoor stuff and...
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    Beautiful. Not tiger myrtle. Maybe some sort of...

    Beautiful. Not tiger myrtle. Maybe some sort of pine.

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  20. Thread: Huon pine

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    TASMANIA The blocks arrived yesterday thanks. Almost...

    The blocks arrived yesterday thanks. Almost forgot how awesome huon smells!
    [emoji106]

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    TASMANIA Hi. I will take those thick ones. Lot3? Thanks. ...

    Hi. I will take those thick ones. Lot3? Thanks.

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  22. Thread: Burl musk

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    Smells delicious also. [emoji16] Sent from my...

    Smells delicious also. [emoji16]

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    TASMANIA Sold. Sent from my CPH1725 using Tapatalk

    Sold.

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    Burl musk

    Milled up a beautiful burl musk today. [emoji41][emoji108]
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BxtK0AgDuO0/?igshid=18vxkdmra9key

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    Special blackheart sassafras

    Started milling up some billets of blackheart sassafras today. You very rarely see figured blackheart....
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    Ripping out some big billets. Looks good inside...

    Ripping out some big billets. Looks good inside too. Winched them onto the ute. Will be on the mill this week along with an extra nice burl musk I snagged....
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    Burl blackheart sassafras

    I thought I'd share a bit of my process of how I salvage stumps. I have some extra large blackheart sassafras with some nice burls to bring in shortly. I will try to remember to take a few photos as...
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    TASMANIA I here ya. I don't do facebook for similar...

    I here ya. I don't do facebook for similar reasons. I find instagram much easier to filter out what I dont want and not get inundated with the trash. Its a great place to get inspired for woodworking...
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    TASMANIA Thats my business instagram. @tasmanian_burl is...

    Thats my business instagram. @tasmanian_burl is the name. I do virtually all sales through instagram. The stuff I post on there is often snapped pretty quick by overseas followers but I also do...
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    TASMANIA Moisture content: approximately half way dry. ...

    Moisture content: approximately half way dry.
    It all came from the part of Tasmania with the trees on it.
    I can split them up if you like.

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    TASMANIA Pin borers loooove sassafras. Luckily they die...

    Pin borers loooove sassafras. Luckily they die when it starts to dry. The pics are in sequence... Pack A is the first few photos Pack B is the pics of the single piece, turning squares are the bottom...
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    TASMANIA Blackheart sassafras packs.

    Trying to make some room so I'm clearing out some blackheart sassafras. Milled from salvaged logs some time back, all have various exit holes from pin borers. Approx halfway to being air dried at a...
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    Quilted figure is most often caused by...

    Quilted figure is most often caused by compression stress. I usually find it under a large limb or on a buttressed stump. On very rare occasions you will see it more wide spread on the main trunk.
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    Some of what I mill goes to guitarmakers. Here's...

    Some of what I mill goes to guitarmakers. Here's some of my quilted blackwood on a guitar made by Launceston maker Jon Parsons. He does some beautiful work....
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    Finished processing the rest of it today....

    Finished processing the rest of it today....
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    Quilted blackwood

    Some nice quilted figure blackwood on the mill today....
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    Nice blackwood

    I came across a nice fiddleback blackwood recently and thought you guys might enjoy a look....
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    Hi. I mill highly figured Tasmanian timbers....

    Hi. I mill highly figured Tasmanian timbers. Mainly fiddleback blackwood, blackheart sassafras and Myrtle. I'm at Scottsdale in the n.e and open to the public by appointment. [emoji106]Jason.
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    I think this stuff is Littoralis. I don't know if...

    I think this stuff is Littoralis. I don't know if its more prone to lace figure than other species. I seem to find it in one in 100 or so trees to some extent at least. This tree had it more than...
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    This is Tasmanian stuff. [emoji106] Sent from...

    This is Tasmanian stuff. [emoji106]

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    Lace sheoak

    Found another nice sheoak the other week with lots of lace grain....
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    Out hunting trees today I came across 2 large...

    Out hunting trees today I came across 2 large (approx 600mm diameter)dead banksias both fully covered in this swirly figure which from what I can tell means "lace grain"... am I on the right track...
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    Lace Banksia

    I milled a knarly old banksia recently. I have heard it is tricky to dry. I havent cut any before but I have been wondering if it might produce lace like sheoak given the similarities with the...
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    A winch for loading logs

    Ive been wanting to mill some larger (longer) logs on my mill. Seeing as I dont have a loader etc I made this setup to parbuckle logs onto the mill. Works very well....
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    TASMANIA Blackheart sassafras thick block

    A nice thick block of blackheart sassafras. Perfect for resawing for box lids etc. 3 or 4 pin borer exits. Still pretty green. This stuffs getting scarcer all the time. 1@68x160x500mm
    $200 including...
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    TASMANIA Sold. Sent from my CPH1725 using Tapatalk

    Sold.

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    TASMANIA No. Its still sitting on the kitchen table. ...

    No. Its still sitting on the kitchen table.

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    Getting it all milled up now. Some pretty nice...

    Getting it all milled up now. Some pretty nice bits in this billet....
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    These logs will mostly go into guitar billets...

    These logs will mostly go into guitar billets 50mm thick by 180-250mm wide and 500-750mm long. They sell for $200-$300 each. I may put up a post in the marketplace section in the next couple of days....
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    Blackheart sassafras

    I havent got to mill much blackheart lately but scored a good load of short salvage logs today. Heres a couple of pics of one I opened up this arvo....
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