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    Photos of where I work

    Here is a short photo tour of It's a Burl
    These photos were taken when the weather was better than now.
    I will post more photos as time allows.

    This photo is our main gallery. The guys/gals that work here make furniture, carvings, boxes and other unusual things from the burl we get from around here.


    They used to use this old tow truck to move logs and big burls around the wood yard. Now it is one of the many decorations around the place. Almost weekly someone tries to buy the truck. It has sentimental value to my boss so it will be here as long as he is.


    This is the other gallery. It also has burl furniture and other wood items. In the summer a guy who does pottery works there making raku pottery. That's his pottery wheel in the doorway.
    Mark Farley / It's a Burl
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    This is a side view of the main gallery. The right portion of the building is where my boss lives.


    The whole building is made with burl and other unusual wood for the posts and beams.


    The grounds are kind of like a jungle. We have a gardener who keeps the place under some semblance of order.



    This is one of the tree houses on the grounds.


    My summer office is at the base hidden in the ivy. It stays a lot cooler there in the summer heat.
    Mark Farley / It's a Burl
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    Really cool, its like some kind of mad wood wizards play ground
    My dream house would be similar, but made of forged metal, and maybe a bit of wood

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    are you guys, like, Hobbits?
    :-) way cool. Looks like a great place to work.
    Tom Gray, Seagrove, NC

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    That is great. Reminds me of Peter Pan or Swiss Family Robinson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tgraypots View Post
    are you guys, like, Hobbits?
    :-) way cool. Looks like a great place to work.
    We've been called worse.
    My boss is one of those old hippies that was making stuff from burl back in the 60's. Now he is almost 80 and still at it.
    Most of the people here came from the cities looking for a simpler lifestyle. So the place is a mix of unusual people making unusual things out of unusual wood.
    I will take some more photos to show you guys what I am talking about. You never know what these guys will come up with.
    Mark Farley / It's a Burl
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    Wow... just wow! I love it!
    -"we're gonna make gluten free lasagna"

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    Cool. I am going to have to make a trip up there one of these days. Thanks for the pics.

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    Oh my lord. That is a wonderland.

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    Here are some more photos.
    I just wandered around taking some random pictures.

    Another tree house


    This tree house is used by one of the gals here as a workshop during the summer. Shaded and gets a nice breeze.

    That's where Kirby was yesterday


    Another treehouse


    Dog house


    One of the guys is learning to carve


    The burl barn where we keep the burl caps
    Mark Farley / It's a Burl
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