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Lumber Making #8: Continuing the First Half - Hit a Nail.

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Blog entry by Dorje posted 11-24-2007 04:54 AM 4881 reads 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: The First Slabbing Cut Part 8 of Lumber Making series Part 9: The Second Half »

After the slabbing cut, we continued to cut the first half of the log. Here’s a short video of Mike on the saw…
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. After a few cuts we hit a nail…pulled the saw out and cut from the other end…chipped a tooth but nothing really terrible; the chain was still relatively sharp, so we continued to cut!
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A bookmatch shot for fun…
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MORE TO COME!
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Sorry to string it out, but it takes a while to upload everything and put the blog together, with only so much time on my hands…Thanks for checking this out!
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-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA



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Douglas Bordner

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#1 posted 11-24-2007 05:03 AM

Hot Dog! That is some splendid timber. Wanna trade a little for clear tiger? ;^D

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Dorje

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#2 posted 11-24-2007 05:20 AM

yep- shall we wait til it dries though?!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Mike Lingenfelter

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#3 posted 11-24-2007 05:22 AM

Looks like the video isn’t playing for me. You might want to check that, unless it’s working for other people.

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Dorje

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#4 posted 11-24-2007 05:24 AM

I just PMed Martin for help…I’ve followed the same procedures as the others so not sure what’s up…hopefully we’ll get it cleared up soon…’cause this one features…YOU!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Dorje

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#5 posted 11-24-2007 05:27 AM

I think I figured out what was happening…check it out now…I just love the roar of that saw!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Karson

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#6 posted 11-24-2007 05:29 AM

Great wood. Nice job on the cutting. Yes all local trees have nails. I know Dad put a 24” bolt through a walnut tree that split. That would mess up a blade.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#7 posted 11-24-2007 05:33 AM

Dorje -

That wood is incredible! Looking forward to see what you end up making with your treasure.

David

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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#8 posted 11-24-2007 10:05 AM

Dorje you should have some real fun with that wood, or should I say you and Mike will have some real fun. If you find yourself in a jam and don’t have enough space to store it all, I’ll be glad to store some for you :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#9 posted 11-24-2007 01:28 PM

Rome wasn’t built in a day, we can wait! Some T.V. shows make you wait a week to see what happens next. LOL

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#10 posted 11-24-2007 01:33 PM

Don’t point him to Gizmodyne. We’ll have pictures of wood drying, next.

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#11 posted 11-24-2007 01:49 PM

I’m enjoying the “piece at a time” .... (I think Dusty started this—we like suspense!)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#12 posted 11-24-2007 03:14 PM

THAT is some really interesting wood. Lucky that wasn’t a 12 inch spike.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#13 posted 11-24-2007 05:05 PM

Huge book matched pieces..I smell a beautiful tabletop!

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#14 posted 11-24-2007 05:49 PM

Gettin’ better everyday!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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Jeff

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#15 posted 11-24-2007 07:09 PM

I’m with Brad and Tom Angle. There’s gotta be a table top in there somewhere. I hope it does dry without any twist or unmanageable warp. Thanks for keeping us in the loop.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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