Lumber Yard Visit Rraw Roughcut Lumber Davison Hqs
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Be still my heart.A stack of 10/4 oak burl slabs, 9′ long Last week I paid a visit to RRAW Roughcut Lumber/Davison Hardwood Quality Specialist in Spencer, Indiana to see what had become of the massive oak burl they'd shown me a few months earlier.
Back then they hadn't sawn the log (beyond cutting it into two pieces - a 9' section of trunk and the butt) but the very idea of burly oak was enough to get me salivating.Walking up to the stickered 9' slabs I felt like my 5-year-old self coming face to face with a gigantic stack of oatmeal graham cookies: overcome by desire.
That buff pale-brown interior laced with swirls of gray! Those crisp, bubbly edges! That toothsome 2-1/2' thickness! I'd felt the same desire 15 years ago on my first visit to the yard.A mutual friend had referred me to Joe Davison, who graduated from Purdue University in 1978 with a degree in forestry products and made a career out of seeing the potential in living trees and cut logs.
Though most of his work has been procuring logs for the veneer industry, every so often he came across a gem he couldn't bear to...