hi, i'm new.just had a tree (red oak) cut down.huge cluster burls all over it. bueatifull markings in the wood where the tree forked, we cut it in half with a chainsaw. how do i dry it? what do i do with it? should i buy a wood lath? or can you work it with hand tool? i'm really a amatuer, but i do love wood and working with it. my dad and grandfather where furniture makers from sweden, its in my blood.