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Yard work today, potential forks? Now what?

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Happy Saturday all!
Sooooooo... did some yard work today, about a month or so ago we chopped down a few trees didn't get to cut em up u til today. Before I wouldn't even pay attention to any of the forks that can come out of them until I joined up here.
So every nice one I seen I cut em up and put it to the side. Only got 2 trees done but I got 22 potential forks out of em. I have no idea what I should have been looking for or going for so I just got plenty of hefty ones..... so question is...

Are these worth drying and trying out? not a wood person so I don't even know what kind of wood they are, (2 different trees) I'm more into the plastic and metal frames to be honest but seeing everyone's naturals here.... if I already got it at home, why not give it a shot(still have a few f16s to try out)
2.ive read the drying process can take a while and I should cover the ends. I left them out in the sun since they are pretty new cuts and to dry em up a little for the day.

Any advice? I'm pretty sure a good chunk of em might not even be worth trying out.
What do yall think?


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In this lot I see potential for 6 wall ornaments, 3 coat hooks, 2 bicycle holders, 2 drawer pulls, 1 lamp base, 1 cutlery stand, and 5 shooters. Your shooter tally is at 25%. That's exceptionally high. I haven't seen a tally above 19% in over 8 years. Congratulations.

KawKan's advice is golden.
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The possibilities are as endless as your imagination. Some pieces may yield only doodads, but they will be your doodads. Nature provides the raw material; you add a portion of your essence. I like to hold the piece at arms length and rotate it slowly. While doing so I'll ask in a whispered voice, "What would you like to be?" If I don't get an answer right away, I'll move to the next piece or take a break. Individual process is a deeply personal thing…
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