The street department is taking this beauty down from long time Tuscumbia attorney Tom Heflin's front yard.

I rarely have time to personally round them up like this but this one's maybe a little special.  In addition to being a beautiful old oak that's been here longer than any of us have, the burl at the trunk has a great chance of offering some amazing grain.

The final piece from this tree might just be worthy of a local fund raiser/auction of some kind.  I'd like to hear if there's a philanthropic group that might be interested in teaming. Furniture (or fund raisers)  from this one won't be seen before a year, more than likely a couple (primarily depending on the thickness of our milling.