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

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Blog entry by CAMERONGAGNON.com posted 03-05-2014 01:57 AM 1620 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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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#1 posted 03-05-2014 02:18 AM

That’s huge, looks like fun!

-- I never finish anyth

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#2 posted 03-05-2014 03:17 AM

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

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#3 posted 03-05-2014 03:26 AM

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.

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#4 posted 03-05-2014 08:16 PM

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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