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Blog entry by Humanbackhoe posted 02-20-2018 04:56 PM 1298 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi all….I started cutting on an 800 pound log in October and then let it rest and re-equalize the moisture for 3 1/2 months. The last 3 days have been a concerted effort to finish, and it is shaped down to about 275 pounds.

A chainsaw with a 16” bar did most of the initial shaping. Since then, a host of tools from the dark corners of my shop came into play…

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Thanks for seeing…
Andrew

-- Humanbackhoe



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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 03-01-2018 08:54 AM

Hey Andrew

That is what I would call a good start. It will be interesting to watch.

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Humanbackhoe

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#2 posted 03-01-2018 12:10 PM

Morning George…..

I haven’t been posting online for awhile and have been making many first time objects, like this chair. Yesterday I finished the 5 days of sanding and sprayed it with some Super Blond shellac…

When Woodcraft opens at 10:00 I’ll be there to pick up some Waterlox original for the finish coat..

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More later. See ya'

Andrew

-- Humanbackhoe

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#3 posted 03-01-2018 12:23 PM

Now that’s ¬†what I call a solid piece of furniture. Awesome!

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#4 posted 03-05-2018 10:52 AM

Awesome, just a bear to move it from place to place.

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