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Burl Furniture

Burl Furniture The beautiful character and grain of burl wood allows artists and woodworkers to create truly unique rustic wood furniture. Here at Redwood Burl Inc. we specialize in providing ethically sourced burl wood for artists, woodworkers and homeowners worldwide to create their own unique burl furniture. What is burl wood? Burl is a form of abnormal…

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Why Choose a Live Edge Table?

Why choose a Live Edge Table? Live edge tables and furniture have become much more popular over the last few years. Woodworkers and craftsman across the globe are working hard to meet the demand for these increasingly popular tables. If you are considering buying or building a live edge table, here is what you need to know.…

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Custom Redwood Furniture

Custom Redwood Furniture Custom redwood furniture has been our specialty for over 40 years. Each cut of our redwood is one of a kind and features unique grain patterns which make for truly astounding custom furniture.  Whether you are looking for furniture for your home, cabin, or office we’re sure that we can help find the right…

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Rustic Dining Tables

Rustic Dining Tables Figure 1: An example of redwood with a curly compression grain. Redwood is one of the few trees that will produce wood slabs that are long and wide enough to produce a full live edge table out of a single slab. This allows us to produce absolutely gorgeous rustic dining tables. With…

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Pricing a Vintage Redwood Burl Table!

Guest Post by Adam Dias Pricing a Vintage Redwood Burl Table! We receive a lot of questions about how to price a vintage redwood burl table. Because of this, we feel it might be beneficial to our readers to devote an entire blog post entirely to this question. The pictures in this blog were sent…

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The Mysterious Live Burl!

Redwood fascinates the creative and inquisitive mind in all its forms. Not only do these trees have an astonishing size, longevity, and prehistoric ecology, they also have tremendous regenerative properties. We are also charmed by the amazing grain and color of the wood. For this blog entry, I am going to discuss one of redwood’s most…

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Milling Reclaimed Redwood Stumps

Guest Post by Adam Dias Milling a Stump Milling a Redwood stump, or any wood stump for that matter, is nothing and everything like milling a log. Similar to a log, one starts with a cap cut, or top cut, then proceeds to cut cants. These are large blocks of wood that can be cut…

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Salvaging Redwood Burl Stumps

Salvaging Redwood Burl Stumps

Extracting and salvaging redwood stumps, logs, or even butt cuts, can be incredibly challenging. To extract redwood is likely the most laborious step in cutting redwood. This is true even with large earth moving equipment like cats and loaders. A lot of the stumps are buried under brush, dirt, smaller stumps and logs, sand, gravel,…

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Finishing Redwood Part II

Guest Post by Adam Dias In my last post on finishing redwood, I talked about the various densities of redwood and how they effect finish sheen. In this post I want to go over a few finishes we use at our shop, and the benefits and drawbacks of each finish. Finishing Redwood Using Lacquer Likely…

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