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*On Domestic Website Orders (Continental US) over $350

10% off International and Hawaii/Alaska Orders over $350 (in lieu of free shipping)

Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2016 . . .

I'll process the crate of Bimblebox as time permits. I've posted some of the cue blanks to my Facebook page first. And I'll be bringing bowl blanks to Atlanta.

Below is my latest shipment received 15 March . . .


Small-Medium Burl Slabs

Large Slabs and Table Bases Page

Burl Table Bases Current Inventory

Aussie Redwood Burl Page 3

Black Morrel Burl Page 3

Concinna Burl Page 12

Corrugata Burl Page 34

Gimlet Burl Page 17

Jarrah Burl Page 8

Red Morrel Burl Page 23

Salmon Gum Burl Page 12

Snap & Rattle Burl Page 2

Snap & Rattle Burl Page 3

Vasticola Burl Page 17

York Gum Burl Page 17

Yorrel Burl Page 15

And recently trimmed from the AUG 2015 Shipment

Coolibah Burl Page 19

Yellow Box Burl Page 7

60" 600 kg Red River Gum (Pre-SOLD) being re-crated and shipped to the buyer

2nd Shipment (still to be processed) is a "small" 37" Red River Gum and crate of amazing Bimblebox Burl pool cue, peppermill and bowl blanks. I've not yet decided to slab the Red River Gum or cut it into large natural top blocks

My January shipment  of 194 Brown Mallee is posted starting HERE


Coming SoonAussie Burl HarvestingRecent TurningsAussie HardwoodsBanksia PodsBimbleboxBlack MorrelBrown MalleeConcinnaCoolibahCorrugataGiant MalleeGimletGrasstreeHoristesJarrahRed MalleeRed MorrelRed River GumAussie Redwood BurlSalmon GumVasticolaWandooYellow BoxYork GumPink York GumYorrelSlabs and Table BasesSmall-Medium Burl SlabsAussie Snakewood BasesMallee Root BurlsSmall BurlsMiscellaneous BurlsPool Cue Blanks and Turning SquaresFly Reel SeatsKnife Blocks, Scales, Gun GripsCutoffsCut BlocksPen BlanksSpecials


Aussie Burl HarvestingJim's GalleriesRecent TurningsTurning TipsBurl Display Shelves and PedestalsCUSTOMER GALLERY


Photo of my work I took for a profile I was asked to do for Woodturning magazine


I am selling the Jet Bandsaw and 2244 Sander Rolls pictured in the thumbnails above


If you don't follow my Facebook page, you should . . . Just click on the banner above. Because I can do so quickly from the iPhone attached to my hip, it's there that I first post new shipments and burls that I'm cutting. Both COMING SOON shipments to my Facebook Page

I have trimmed a LOT of the Brown and Red Mallee cut faces and will continue photographing and posting to "fill in the blanks" as time permits.  Please bear with me. Fulfilling orders takes precedence over catching up.


Please see important notes and useful information in my blog that follow. . . keep scrolling, scrolling, scrolling . . .

Red Mallee Burl Slab

36 x 18 x 2-7/8"

$1000 (SOLD)

(including sanding to 220 grit)

Scroll down for page links (tabs) for individual burl species, Aussie hardwoods, cut blocks, pool cue blanks, gun grip and knife block/scale stock, slabs, table bases, etc.

Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2016 . . .

If you only care to view burls that are currently available (and not pieces that are SOLD), please click on the CURRENT INVENTORY link for each species listed above or HERE for a Current Inventory Directory




Sample pics of my AUG 2012 Shipment


Lace Sheoak and Birdseye Lace Sheoak Figure

ATTENTION CLUB MEMBERS!!! . . . my FREE SHIPPING OFFER applies for clubs as well as individuals and businesses. 


Lots of pieces and pictures added to the Pool Cue and Turning Squares, Cut Blocks Page 10, Fly Reel Seats and Knife Blocks, Scales and Gun Grips Pages . . . and more to photograph and post.

Scroll down past the pictures below to the tabs for the individual burl page tabs

Spectacular Bimblebox Slabs cut for Cue Blanks SOLD

York Gum Burl

Red Mallee Burl SOLD

Red Mallee Burl SOLD

Latest shipment - January 2011 - pictures start on Red Mallee Burl Page 15 (thru Page 26) and Yellow Box Burl Page 3



Black Gidgee  SOLD



Be sure to check the SPECIALS

Also, be sure to see (and check back frequently) the COMING SOON page to see some of the spectacular Aussie Burls/Hardwoods on hold for me with my suppliers an/or coming soon. All items on the COMING SOON page are available for Pre-Sale with no money down. 


Part of my more than 3,500 lbs of Easter Weekend 2008 Shipments (and my Packer/Shipper)

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You won't find a larger variety and selection or better quality Aussie Burls outside Australia   


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Hi! Welcome to Elmo's World . . . Elmo's so happy to see you  . . . Guess what Elmo's thinking about today . . . Ya ta ta ta . . .

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So I don't waste your time, I update this website as pieces are sold to be as accurate and up-to-date as possible

Aussie HardwoodsBanksia PodsBimbleboxBlack Ash BurlBlack MorrelBrown MalleeConcinnaCoolibahCorrugataGiant MalleeGimletHoristesIron BarkJarrahRed BoxRed MalleeRed MorrelRed River GumAussie Redwood BurlSalmon GumSalt GumSnappy GumVasticolaWandooWhite TopYellow BoxYork GumYorrelSlabs and Table BasesSmall-Medium Burl SlabsAussie Snakewood BasesMallee Root BurlsMiscellaneous BurlsCutoffsPen BlanksKnife Blocks, Scales, Gun GripsPool Cue Blanks and Turning SquaresFly Reel SeatsCut BlocksSmall BurlsSpecialsGrasstreeOrange-Eye York GumPink York Gum

Coming SoonAussie Burl HarvestingSymposium ScheduleShow ScheduleLinksJim's GalleriesRecent TurningsPhotos of Jim TurningTurning TipsTurning ClassesBurl Display Shelves and PedestalsCUSTOMER GALLERY

Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2016 . . .

Please See Important Notes Below (after the quotes). . .


*On Domestic Website Orders (Continental US) over $350

10% off International and Hawaii/Alaska Orders over $350 (in lieu of free shipping)


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"Tough times never last . . . tough people do."


I won't break my back for a million bucks I can't take to my grave, so why put off for tomorrow what I could get done today?

                                                                                                                                                               Toby Keith, My List

"Be PROACTIVE, not REACTIVE . . ."                           

                                                            Yours Truly

"Time you don't use; You lose it; You grab every moment you can, before it's gone . . ."

                                                                                                                                      Like No Other Night

                                                                                                                                      .38 Special

It's a troublesome world. All the people who are in it

are troubled by troubles almost every minute.

You ought to be thankful a whole heaping lot,

for the places and people you're lucky you're not.

Dr. Seuss

                                                                                Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?




A note about how to best use this site . . . the font I use is Bradley Hand ITC . . . if it appears like Times New Roman on your computer, you likely don't have the font installed (try installing). . . my laptop is a widescreen, so my page size is 1280 x 800 . . . the front and reverse sides of burl caps should appear side by side . . . if not, I recommend changing your screen resolution to best view this site.

HOW TO ORDER . . . Contact me by email or by phone at 757.816.5622 to purchase (or setup a time to visit). VISA/Mastercard and Discover gladly accepted. You may also pay via bank transfer or by PayPal (you do NOT need to be a PayPal member). Of course, I'll also accept cash, or a check.

Lastly, I am the owner of all pictures on this site (and the parent site, or have permission from the owners (Kim Blatt, Cindy Drozda, Harvey Fein, Matthew Hatala, JoHannes Michelsen, Skip Bellock, my Australian suppliers, etc.) to use their images.  For those who might feel inclined to "borrow" pictures without my expressed permission, that would be a violation of copyright law. PLEASE DO NOT DO SO.

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