Cutting Redwood Stumps... It ain't easy, but it's where the wood comes from!
There is a lot of fiction and folklore that surrounds the reality of cutting a redwood stump. First, the stump is actually the root system. I’m not certain why burlers (common name for someone working in the burl business) decided to refer to the root system as a stump. My guess is that the roots where often discovered by eyeing the stump that protruded from the ground. Generally, when referring to the stump, most are referring to the point in which the logger cut the tree an