Sunday, 2 June 2013

Elm from Melvyn.

This morning I visited Melvyn Firmager after an offer of some Elm burr's.
Unfortunately for Melvyn but lucky for me he has developed an allergy to Elm.
After some sorting out I came away with some of the most beautiful Elm I have ever seen .These pics show the burrs and a couple of bowls I turned from a piece this afternoon.
Some of the Burr's were dated 1984 so the have been stored for olmost 30 years.
For those of you that do not know Melvyn he is a world famous and accomplished woodturner who has a fantastic workshop and Bed and breakfast cottage Link here.
Thank you Melvyn it was great to spend time with you and your lovely wife Anne.



5 comments:

  1. I didn't think you wanted any of this! I hope Dick, who was meant to go out yesterday managed to get some for me......otherwise......
    Sue

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  2. Hi Sue.
    Dick did get some but to be honest most of it is so worm eaten it is only fit for firewood.

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  3. The dates on it are from 1983/84 so it has been in the shed for 30 odd years a shame realy as most of it is uselsss.

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  4. Nice burr photos. I see this type burr first time.

    MDF Board

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  5. Thank you I am pleased you like them

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