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Thread: Yew wood any good? Been offered a standing dead yew tree. Never worked with it.

  1. #31
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    My only experience with Yew has been Yew Burl veneer. If there are any crotches/burls or figured areas, I would guess it could produce some gorgeous veneers.
    The attached is a table I did many years back using Yew Burl veneer.

    Jim
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Tobias View Post
    The attached is a table I did many years back using Yew Burl veneer.
    That table is stunning! Gorgeous beyond words.

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    Thanks Dave. I was alwaysblown away by the beauty of that Yew Burl Veneer.....just beautiful wood!!

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    its frowned upon around here as an ornamental as it will kill the Elk and Mule Deer.

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