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HOW TO MAKE A GIANT MOTHER ELM ISLAND TOP #1: Find a giant ELM

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Step 1- find a giant elm

FOUND ONE!

I believe it to be a piece of this one. I’m working on confirming it.

http://www.canada.com/story_print.html?id=ed5f1cca-2ff3-4a5c-a572-e59f074d0bca&sponsor

step 2 – find a giant saw

FOUND ONE!

step 3- fire it up!

step 4- get some rest and get back at it tomorrow. More to come….......

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG



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Philip

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#1 posted 139 days ago

That’s huge, looks like fun!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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moment

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#2 posted 139 days ago

That is a smooth cut . Looks like you are having fun !

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 139 days ago

Looks like a good solid trunk. Sometimes with big elm trees, they will be rotten in the center. Looking forward to your creations from it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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jdh122

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#4 posted 138 days ago

The story of this elm (and the majority of elms over the last decades) is so sad, but it’s nice to see it being put to use. Can’t wait to see what you make from the slabs.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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