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Beginning Self harvested Wood Seasoning #1: I got a tree down now what?

2275 days ago by Henry | 2 comments »

I recently had a very large 50 year old pine in my yard and had it chopped up into 3 foot sections for handling. I would like to season the wood properly and am not exactly sure how to get started other than coating the ends with an oil based poly urethane or other sealer. I was able to seal the pieces which range from 4 inches across to nearly 3 feet across using said polyurethane w/in 36 hours. I do have some minor checking at one end of some of the sections I was wondering should c...

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Turning slippery slope #5: Green wood versus air dried wood - questions, always questions

1979 days ago by Betsy | 0 comments »

OK – to the basics. I’ve managed to learn quite a few of the basic cuts and which tool to do what with. Now I’d like to make something on my own – oh the concept of independence. Now the snag. What to make and what wood to use. I thought I’d try to make one of the scoops we made in class last week to see if I could duplicate it. As to the wood. When is wood no longer considered green enough to turn as green wood? For instance I have some walnut root tha...

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