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

2315 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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Woodturning #3: Green Wood & New Toys

2383 days ago by PhilipR | 5 comments »

For the past couple months I’ve been trying to get my hands on some green wood to practice with. Aside from being cheaper it’s so much nicer to turn and there’s very little dust involved. I called several tree services around town and finally found someone who was willing to let me come by and go through his wood pile. Unfortunately, work got in my way three weeks ago, and the flu got in his way the week after that. Work was hectic again this week so I was expecting to go another seven da...

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