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    Posted: 29 Dec 2018 at 3:02am
so I wondered around my woods the other day in search of a Burl .I found two on a small tree. Cut them down and brought them in .so I plan to use them for small resin/burl handles on the lathe. But I'm trying to clean the bark off. Am I ruining these? Are Burl's spiky under the bark or smooth? 
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I believe they are often spikey, though I've never used one.

I think you can leave bark on, or take it off - depending on the look you want.
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Not all burrs are spiky under the bark it depend on the tree species. It also depends on whether you want that part included in what you want to make. You may even fond voids in some


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