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Making walnut slabs with a saw mill - Wood mizer LT40-HD

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Blog entry by Canadian Woodworks posted 02-28-2015 01:01 PM 1971 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7q1lboLLjAQ

In this video I’m making lumber from some Canadian Black Walnut logs on a 1992 wood-mizer LT-40HD. I’m flitch sawing the logs keeping the live edge on. Which is not only good for table tops, I get extra lumber that I can use for my chairs because of the curves of the legs, fit the curve of the boards. As always thanks for watching!

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com



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R_Stad

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#1 posted 02-28-2015 03:26 PM

Looks fun – nice mill, great walnut that will be well used. Right on.

-- Rod - Oregon

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 02-28-2015 03:56 PM

Those are some NICE slabs! I am envious of your hydraulics and your helper. As well as that BIG walnut log! I have an LT15 (all manual) and no helper. The 78 1/2” LogRite cant hook my daughter gave me for Christmas is a big help with those bigger logs. But I still love sawing logs. Thanks for sharing your day.

ps: Sawing in the cold and snow is a sport for you younger guys! My logs are covered in snow and are safe until it thaws.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Paul

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#3 posted 02-28-2015 04:42 PM

interesting to see how it is done, I have wood envy.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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#4 posted 02-28-2015 07:42 PM

Awesome boards and glad to see the saw mil is still running after all these y ears

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 03-01-2015 12:54 PM

Wow! Thnx.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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