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Synonyms for burl

the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth

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a large rounded outgrowth on the trunk or branch of a tree

soft lump or unevenness in a yarn


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remove the burls from cloth

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'If we get good quality burls, we can earn a good amount,' said Ap Jangchup.
Wendell Wood of the conservation group Oregon Wild said he was out hiking recently and found two redwood trees with burls cut off.
Burls are prized by woodworkers, who value these relatively rare formations for their eccentric and beautiful grain, so it seems surprising, if not perverse, for Bamburg to have used them as little more than building blocks.
Arvizu said the company also has been experimenting with flooring made of parquet tile pieces cut from redwood burls. Other products manufactured by the company include conference and end tables, chairs, desks and dressers.
Dr Burls told The Birmingham Post that her friend was determined to oppose the deportation to highlight the conditions at Nablus.
Bob Burls' career at Wembley spanned almost 50 years and, with four wins, his record in the St Leger is second only to that of Jack Harvey who had a tally of five Leger victories.
Imbuya can be used in both solid wood and veneer form; the veneer is available in a wide variety of figures, including burl. The book, Veneers, o Fritz Kohl Handbook, describes imbuya burl as a very rare veneer, exclusively used for choice architectural work.
Constantine adds that a popular legend is that woodpeckers knocking at the trees create "wounds" that are the cause of burls. He says the theory is discredited because burls happen in areas without woodpeckers.
Narra, red narra, yellow narra, angsena, angsana, sena, amboyna, amboyna burl or burr (these name denotes highly figured veneers cut from burls), Papua New Guinea rosewood, Philippine or Solomons padauk.
One of the more recognizable patterns from Populus nigra is mappa burl, a highly figured burl.
Whoever first sliced a burl to discover the wondrous wood contained inside could easily have been the first to coin the phrase "Don't judge a book by its cover."
With burrs and burls, an injury or irritation can cause stunted growth, which causes the tree to develop a contorted, gnarled mass of dense woody tissue.
Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii) sometimes yields a beautifully figured, light reddish-brown wood called madrone burl from the large burls that grow on some trees.
His company deals mainly with the hard-to-find veneers, including amboyna burl and thuya burl.
Mappa burl, mapa burl, mapi burl, mapa maser, lupa de chopo, loupe de peuplier.
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