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Burl Wood

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Wood burls grow as deformities on a tree trunk or branch that has suffered particular stress. Although their natural appearance is not particularly attractive, when cut for use in large sculpting, woodturning or furniture projects, they reveal an incredible variety of texture in the grain that produces stunning results.

Burls often grow in large sizes, several feet in length, which makes them ideal for creating large-scale unique works of art. They can serve as the basis for a variety of sculpting or other woodcraft projects.

Our selection of burl wood and root balls have magnificent texture, color and figure. Our selection of custom pieces are some of the finest to be found, and we have hand-selected some of our best pieces for your projects.

"If you love wood; the feel, the smell of wood, as I do, Susan and Les can relate... they will find exactly what you need for your special project."
Jose, Woodcarver Artist

Burl Wood - Products

Note: our wood products are sold with no guarantee of moisture content.
Send us an email or call (800) 556-3106 with any questions or to request more specific photos of a piece.

Big Leaf Maple (Burly Figure)
Big Leaf Maple (Burly Figure)
DetailsPreview Price Quantity
NWSPB 24:
7/8" X 7/8" X 3-7/8" stabilized SALE 30% OFF Was $10, now $7
NWSPB 24 $7.00
SOLD!
MB 8A1215:
8.5" X 2" X 2"
MB 8A1215 $8.00
NEW!
TSBS Camo:
1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Photo shows representative sample.
TSBS Camo $15.00
SOLD!
NWBS 82:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2.5" Stabilized
NWBS 82 $15.00
TSBS Shamrock's Luck:
1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Photo shows representative sample.
TSBS Shamrock's Luck $15.00
SOLD!
TSBS Blue Ocean:
TSBS Blue Ocean Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Pale translucent blue. Photo shows example.
TSBS Blue Ocean $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Deep Space:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Red, Black and Silver. Photo shows representative sample.
TSBS Deep Space $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Amythest:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Clear purple. Photo shows example.
TSBS Amythest $15.99
TSBS Violet Dream:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Purplr and Yellow. Photo shows representative sample.
TSBS Violet Dream $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Berry Swirl:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Red & blue. Photo shows representative sample.
TSBS Berry Swirl $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Orange Crush:
1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Clear tranlucent orange. Photo shows example.
TSBS Orange Crush $15.99
TSBS Kansas Sky:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Pale blue and white swirls. Photo shows example.
TSBS Kansas Sky $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Stormy Ocean:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Blue, black & silver. Photo shows example.
TSBS Stormy Ocean $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Sea Green:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Pale translucent green. Photo shows example.
TSBS Sea Green $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Fiery Hybrid:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Photo shows example.
TSBS Fiery Hybrid $15.99
SOLD!
TSBS Deep Sea:
Maple burl 1.5" x 1.5" x 2.5" Blue & black. Photo shows example.
TSBS Deep Sea $15.99
SOLD!
NWLBS 25:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 25 $18.00
NWLBS 22:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 22 $18.00
TSPB 08:
0.75" x 0.75" x 5.25"
TSPB 08 $20.00
TSPB 11:
Dizzy Peacock 0.75" x 0.75" x 5.25"
TSPB 11 $20.00
TSPB 05:
Dizzy Peacock 0.75" x 0.75" x 5.25"
TSPB 05 $20.00
TSPB 23:
Spring Dream II, Maple 0.75" x 0.75" x 5.25"
TSPB 23 $20.00
MB 9A:
3" x 3" x 9"
MB 9A $20.00
TSPB 04:
Mystic Midnight 0.75" x 0.75" x 5.25"
TSPB 04 $20.00
TSPB 12:
Spring Dream 0.75" x 0.75" x 5.25"
TSPB 12 $20.00
MB 8E:
7" x 3" x 8"
MB 8E $22.00
MB 6W:
2 7/8" X 3" X 6 1/2"
MB 6W $22.00
MB 4A:
2 7/8" X 4 7/8" X 4 7/8"
MB 4A $22.00
MB 4B:
4 7/8" X 3 2/8"
MB 4B $22.00
NWSP 51:
4 pieces .25" x 3.5" x " Stabilized
NWSP 51 $25.00
MB 5C0216:
5" x 4.75" x 3.25"
MB 5C0216 $25.00
NEW!
NWSP 48:
4 pieces .25" x 3.5" x " Stabilized
NWSP 48 $25.00
MB 10B:
3" x 3" x 10.25"
MB 10B $30.00
MB 4D:
4 7/8" X 4"
MB 4D $34.00
MB 12A1215:
12.25" X 3" X 3"
MB 12A1215 $36.00
NEW!
MB 6O:
5" x 6" x 4.25"
MB 6O $40.00
MB 11C:
3" X 3" X 11 3/8"
MB 11C $42.00
MB 12D:
3" X 3" X 12 3/4"
MB 12D $47.00
MB 13B:
3" X 3" X 13"
MB 13B $48.00
MB 12C:
3" X 3" X 12 7/8"
MB 12C $48.00
MB 24A:
24" x 21" x 1-3/8" slab Air dried to 7-10%
MB 24A $65.00
MB 6A1215:
6" X 6" X 5.5"
MB 6A1215 $73.00
NEW!
TSDC 03:
1-3/8" x 1-3/8" x 8"
TSDC 03 $80.00
MB 8C:
8" X 8" X 5.5"
MB 8C $90.00
MB 10A:
10" x 10" x 7.5"
MB 10A $150.00
MB 33A:
33" X 23" X 2"
MB 33A $200.00
MB 31A:
31" X 22" X 1.75"
MB 31A $200.00
MB 34A:
34" X 24" X 2"
MB 34A $250.00
Black Locust
Black Locust
DetailsPreview Price Quantity
BLB 5D:
5" x 5" x 4.25"
BLB 5D $17.00
SOLD!
Buckeye (Burl Figure)
Buckeye (Burl Figure)
DetailsPreview Price Quantity
NWPB 08:
7/8" X 7/8" X 5 1/8" stabilized
NWPB 08 $12.00
NWPB 10:
7/8" x 7/8" x 5" Stabilized
NWPB 10 $12.00
NWPB 39:
7/8" x 7/8" x 5" Stabilized
NWPB 39 $12.00
NWPB 01:
7/8" X 7/8" X 5 1/8" stabilized
NWPB 01 $12.00
NWPB 16:
7/8" X 7/8" X 5" Stabilized
NWPB 16 $12.00
NWPB 15:
7/8" x 7/8" x 5" Stabilized
NWPB 15 $12.00
NWPB 05:
7/8" X 7/8" X 5 1/8" stabilized
NWPB 05 $12.00
NWPB 03:
7/8" X 7/8" X 5 1/8" stabilized
NWPB 03 $12.00
NWPB 71:
7/8" x 7/8" x 5" Stabilized
NWPB 71 $12.00
NWBS 05:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2.5"
NWBS 05 $15.00
NWBS 33:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2.5"
NWBS 33 $15.00
NWBS 04:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2.5" Stabilized
NWBS 04 $15.00
NWBS 03:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2.5"
NWBS 03 $15.00
NWLBS 17:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 17 $18.00
NWLBS 19:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 19 $18.00
NWLBS 18:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 18 $18.00
NWLBS 02:
1 5/8" X 1.5" X 3" stabilized
NWLBS 02 $18.00
NWLBS 01:
1 5/8" X 1 5/8" X 3" stabilized
NWLBS 01 $18.00
NWLBS 05:
1.75" X 1.75" X 3" Stabilized
NWLBS 05 $18.00
NWLBS 10:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 10 $18.00
NWLBS 09:
1.5" X 1.5" X 2 7/8" Stabilized
NWLBS 09 $18.00
BEB 6B:
6" X 5.75" X 3"
BEB 6B $22.00
NWSP 30:
3 pc 1 1/4" X 5/8" X 2" - 5" long
NWSP 30 $25.00
NWSP 16:
1" x 1-5/8" x 4-1/8" purple stabilized.
NWSP 16 $25.00
BEB 6Q:
6" x 6" x 3"
BEB 6Q $41.00
NWEC 21:
1 3/4" X 2 1/2" X 3 5/8" Stabilized
NWEC 21 $48.00
NWEC 20:
1 3/4" X 2 1/2" X 3 5/8" Stabilized
NWEC 20 $48.00
NWEC 19:
1 7/8" X 2 5/8" X 3 3/4" Stabilized
NWEC 19 $48.00
NWEC 15:
1.5" x 2.5" x 3-5/8" SALE was $54, now $49 Stabilized natural/purple/teal.
NWEC 15 $49.00
NWPM 13:
2 3/4" X 7 5/8" stabilized
NWPM 13 $72.00
NWPM 26:
2 5/8" X 7 7/8"
NWPM 26 $76.00
NWPM 27:
2 5/8" X 8"
NWPM 27 $76.00
NWSP 11:
1 1/4" X 1 3/4" X 5 7/8" stabilized
NWSP 11 $90.00
Madrone
Madrone
DetailsPreview Price Quantity
MD 3C:
2 1/2" X 2 1/2" X 3 3/4", burl
MD 3C $15.00
MDB 8A:
3.5" x 3.75" x 8.25" Burl, natural top
MDB 8A $22.00
MD 8B:
2 3/8" X 2 1/2" X 8 1/4", burl
MD 8B $35.00
SOLD!

One popular use of burls is to carefully plane, sand and finish them to create a beautifully-textured surface that can be used as a coffee table or other decor item. In doing this, retaining the naturally rough, unkempt edges of the burl wood in your finished piece of furniture will display eye-catching contours and really show off the uniqueness of the wood.

The figured patterns and bold colors found in the grain of burl wood are unlike any other wood design, which makes them highly-prized for showing off fine craftsmanship. These attributes are so valued that an entire industry has been built around producing artificial "look-alike" wood burl veneer. But, of course, the texture and intensity of natural wood coloration are far superior to veneer alternatives.

Because the pigment of maple wood burls is light in color compared to most other wood species, you have many options for finishing your wood pieces. Whether you prefer to to maintain the natural tone of the wood, or use a darker stain or oil, or apply lacquer for a more highly polished appearance, is completely up to you.

Enjoy browsing the burl wood we have available, and please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or to request additional photos!

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