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Burl
Pronounced: BURR ll

A large rounded outgrowth on the truck or branch of a tree

Sliced and used decoratively in veneer.

Contains dark pith centers and many underdeveloped buds which produce a pitted "little eye: or "knotted effect" on the surface.


Photos and their arrangement 2006 Chuck LaChiusa
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