Australian Red River Gum Burl Bowl Blank
Australian Murray Red River Gum is hard, heavy, and dense. It's favorite haunts are flowing water in creeks and rivers. Colors range from rich reds in the heartwood to creamy white in the sapwood. Certain logs contain "basket weave" figure that has incredible depth and silky smooth grain caused from interlocked grain structure. Truly a special wood for unique projects. This is truly a special wood for unique projects. It glues and works well; planer skip is possible in some boards. Kiln dried and surfaced on two sides
Planer skip, rough edges, and resin voids are present in all blanks. Blanks typically range from flat to 1/8" bow. Many pieces are unevenly cut but we have measured the smallest dimension. Completely wax sealed. Air dried for 1 year and have lost 30 to 60 percent of their moisture content. 2" thick blocks will have lost more moisture than 3-4" thick blocks. May have shrinkage in areas between 1/16" to 3/16". There may be 1-3" long checks that are between 1/8" to 3/8" deep. Generally these occur in areas of shrinkage. They can be filled or worked around as long as you're aware of them.