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I'm insane! I bought a Poulan Pro w/ one click on Amazon! Help!

262 days ago by DocSavage45 | 15 comments »

In my previous blog I got some good advice. Don’t do this. Yet I did it. Don’t plan to be milling lumber daily but I guess I need to find out if I can? Looking for advice on lumber mill. Thinking Alaskan? Saw is 50 cc 20 inch anti kickback. Highly rated and looks like a monster. I couldn’t afford the lighter Husquavarna. I also bought a 20 inch Oregon chain that is not an anti kick back as it is suppose to be better at rip sawing? I’m going the safe route as...

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Chainsaw Milling Gabon Ebony STIHL MS 660 or MS 880?

1942 days ago by WengeMan | 8 comments »

Chainsaw Milling Gabon Ebony STIHL MS 660 or MS 880? I have just recently purchased a 36” Alaskan Log Mill, 9’ EZ Rail guides, and Log Wizard Debarker/Planer for the purpose of chainsaw milling 29” diameter logs of Gabon Ebony. I will be spending a week in the rainforest cutting the logs into slabs and log half’s to make the wood portable and carry them out of the forest with brute strength and man power. I have narrowed my search for chainsaws down to two choices: 1.) STIHL MS 660 (...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #21: Glamdring, Summer Awards and, Left Overs

2216 days ago by frank | 3 comments »

Glamdring, Summer Awards and, Left Overs ....and so it ‘just is’. All good stories must have a place of start….then some middle ground….and then comes the ‘whats all left over’ or maybe I should say, the ‘left overs’. And as such, it seems fitting that since this is about ‘hobbit holes in my-world’....I should bring in one famous player, who working with me helped get this story going back in the early days of summer. That bein...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #14: Wood From An-Other's Wood Bin

2239 days ago by frank | 2 comments »

Wood From An-Other’s Wood Bin ....and, the beauty that comes from knowing there is a place that I fit in…. ....my days are filled with the ever increasing knowledge that this thing I call wood and working, is my place of having found peace within the cosmic center of my universe…. ....spalted maple; 38’’ wide x 3-1/2’’ thick and 7’-8’ in length and, this is one that I am working on in the evenings here in my outside 360 de...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #27: Druthers of Wood

2241 days ago by frank | 7 comments »

Druthers of Wood ....esoteric, rar-i-fied forms for wood art,realms of vision….—by flp ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #13: The Beauty of a Soul in Wood

2248 days ago by frank | 3 comments »

The Beauty of a Soul in Wood ….into the fire of your eye, ran the character of the wood, and who was there to welcome my goings, but the burnished steel of i…. —-my going was but a sweetness of golden syrup, and from the tap ran gallons of sap, so what was i a doing collecting, when the springs of spring sprung ambrosia…. ....that was then till in my now of days, i milled your sapwood looking for slabs, and in the soul of your heartwood you still held more...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #12: Glamdring and Hard-Rock Sugar Maple

2253 days ago by frank | 6 comments »

Glamdring and Hard-Rock Sugar Maple So shall we begin….as in a continuation of Hobbit stories for those who waunder much of their life in the woods and glens of the Dark Forest…..Mirkwood. Here is a picture of a froe-saw-sword-hammer that will from hence-forth be known by the name of ’Glamdring’. Glamdring was a Noldorian sword, that was first used by Turgon; king of Gondolin in the Battle of the Unnumbered Tears, (Nirnaeth Arnoediad)....during the Years of th...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #25: Splaying For Maple

2255 days ago by frank | 4 comments »

Splaying For Maple ….one wood as i am,wood house of the mighty ones,splayed color environs….–by flp ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————&#...

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