On the 8th of February we started cross cutting our frozen Burr and Brown Oak logs to reveal their inner beauty.

Some burr and pip just sits on the surface like a cow pat, these however went right into the heart of the log.

A big lump on the forklift

Here are some photos of the Pippy Brown Oak. The brown is caused by the Beefsteak Fungus, one of the many edible fungi that grow on wood. The fungus causes a myriad of distinctive tiger striping throughout the wood.

The Burr Oak was cut at 56mm thick and made into Boules which will be air dried indoors initially for a year before kilning.

The Boules are stored at high level with the benefit of good air flow from our wood fired factory heating.