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It's a Burl - Must see places in Oregon
It's a Burl in Kerby, OR
I think as you look through the pictures below you will understand why it is on my "Must See List" for travel in Oregon!
Burlwood's are often described as exotic woods due to their distinctive marking. The woods they use are Black Oak, Black Walnut, Buckeye, Madrone, Manzanita, Maple, Myrtle, Olive, and Redwood.
I believe they told us there are ten craftsman creating these pieces now.
From Tricycles to very unique chairs, each one absolutely unique and handcrafted entirely of this Burlwood.
Tricycle made from Burl Wood - The details in this trike are amazing
I loved this little tricycle, isn't it just adorable. I almost believe you could ride it!
Beautiful hand carved pieces
These next two are hand carved.
A gorgeous carousel horse, that just sits on the porch...how inviting it must be to children.
I love the hand carved old man with the sign that says "Oh Wow", because that is exactly what you say when you walk into the door of their shops. "Oh wow, look at that"...."Oh Wow, isn't that gorgeous!"
Hand carved carousel horse - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Hand carved man "Oh Wow" - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Scary things at It's a Burl - Gotta love it
Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Do you like to Rock?
Rocking horses and Rocking chairs made of burls
Below is an example of a Rocking Chair and a Rocking Horse made entirely out of Burlwood. It is just amazing how they find each perfect piece to make these.
It makes you wonder, do they have something in mind when they sit down to create, or does the wood "speak" to them and invite them on their creative path?
I love to stop here on my way to Medford.
by CCGal at Squidoo
Rocking chair at It's a Burl - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Rocking horse at It's a Burl - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Another Rocking Chair at It's a Burl - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Check out this Bicycle
The Bicycle below is made of burlwood
The Bicycle below is made of burlwood, even down to the wheels and spokes. The license plate says "It's a Burl" on it.
Bicycle made of Burl wood - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
It's a Burl license plate - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
It's a Burl is one of those places that catches your eye
by john101477 of Squidoo
Now travel outside...
If you can talk yourself into leaving the shops, then take a walk around the entire grounds.
They allow you to watch them work, or explore the treehouses, with their cozy little swings below.
Tree house at It's a Burl - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Awesome Tree House - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Cool Tree House at It's a Burl in Oregon - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Even the golf carts have been remodeled in wood - Decorated with Burl wood and cute signs
Photo Â© by Photographer Linda Hoxie
They have little carts that are decorated with burlwood, and cute little signs.
A doghouse that is so unique, your dog would be the envy of the neighborhood if he had one like it!
They have scary looking things...
and the "Hunky Dory"
Little Train at It's a Burl - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
A doghouse at It's a Burl - How would your dog like a house like this?
The Hunky Dory at It's a Burl - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Recently they've added a self-contained waterfall and colored the water
by CCGal at Squidoo
Are you hoping...someday to make it to the "Pearly Gates"?
Well at "It's a Burl" you can travel through the "Burly Gates"
Take a look at the outside of one of the shops, it is also made of wood...unique, I can honestly say I have never seen another building like it!
Through the Burly Gates - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Even the buildings have character - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Very cool Burl chair - Photo © by Photographer Linda Hoxie
Thanks for visiting!
I hoped you enjoyed your stay, thanks you!