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Diary of a Wood Hoarder #2: When friends enable...Gathering and milling (lots of pictures)

08-05-2014 02:03 PM by CFrye | 41 comments »

My friend, Julie, who gave me a downed wild cherry tree, said they had taken down a hackberry tree in their yard and her in-laws, a silver maple, was I interested? Um, let me think about it YES! Hubby and I went to see. The hackberry had been ‘hacked’. Maybe some spalting in there…possible bowl blanks? probable firewood. The stump was still standing, about 6-8 feet tall with a long forgotton clothes line imbedded in it. Kinda cool, a little bit of history. Went to look at...

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Future Red Oak Table #1: Stage one

05-07-2014 02:56 PM by citylogger | 4 comments »

I’m starting a project to build a giant oak table (along with a few other things) from a red oak tree from my Grandfather’s old place Here is the specimen. It is about 70’ tall and 37” in diameter at the base It only took about 20 minutes to get it down. I used the bore cut method. It is currently in 4 10’ sections and I have milled the first section into some decent sized beams that I will later resaw on a bandsaw. I’m not without some help t...

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On the Mill #4: Root Bench FAIL!

09-15-2013 03:41 AM by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

Fail is in the title but really, it was a success. I successfully learned a new a trick on the mill! And that’s a half glass full, people! See SanJuanCarpentry.com for more! If the video doesn’t appear, CLICK HERE to see it now!

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On the Mill #3: Mill Log Slicer (Cookie Cutter)

09-15-2013 03:36 AM by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

What do you do with a big chunk of log? What can’t you do? If the video doesn’t appear, CLICK HERE

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On the Mill #1: Rough Cut a Log Mantle

07-01-2013 03:50 PM by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

You cannot deny that Log Mantles are cool. They are awesome. So if you want one, here is a video about how to cut one on a sawmill! Or you could just buy one from Wilfer Mobile Sawmill made from Colorado Beetle-Killed Pine. Visit www.WilferMobileSawmill.com for more info and to get in touch with us!

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On the Mill #2: Turning Logs into Usable Lumber with Wilfer Mobile Sawmill, LLC

05-09-2013 02:55 AM by ScottShaeffer | 2 comments »

Well, I’ve been busy with fellow LJ Kris Williams http://lumberjocks.com/rockyblue.We purchased a Norwood MX34 mobile sawmill. Our new company is called Wilfer Mobile Sawmill LLC.We offer milling services and will also be selling lumber. Our primary goal is to log and mill dead standing beetle kill pine and aspen, but we will also mill hardwood. Check out the video and our new website for more info. I’ve got some fun times ahead this summer!

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Milling Lumber (Chainsaw Mill) #1: Milling Lumber from 4 large Bradford Pear Trunks

01-10-2013 12:25 AM by climbnc | 8 comments »

Hi everyone! My name is Will and I live in the upstate of SC and among other thinks I’m an amateur woodworker and aspiring lumber-miller. This is my first post on Lumberjocks but I’ve been following some folks’ projects and the forums for a year or so. About a month ago I took down four VERY large Bradford Pear Trees for my grandfather. It was quite a big job because, like many other ornamental species, Bradford Pear’s have very full crowns and therefore many, man...

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new year's prosperous cut

01-03-2013 02:21 PM by Harry Montana | 1 comment »

this year we ended our holidays early for a prosperous ipe hardwood logs to be cut: frsh ipe logs waiting to be cut ipe log waiting to be converted into ipe hardwood decking boards wishing you from the Bolivian jungle a very prosperous and woodsy year!

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From firewood to project lumber

11-12-2012 06:48 PM by lbmrJohn | 7 comments »

My parents had a couple of sugar maples get diseased and had to come down. I begged them to let the local sawyer take it down, but they were afraid it was rotten inside. They had a local tree service come and saw them down, leaving the wood behind. I grabbed a truck load of the logs to attempt to make my own project lumber out of it. I started out by taking a chainsaw and removing one edge to give me a working surface for later. I then split the log into sections that I can work with...

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redimensioning hardwood in the amazon forest (bolivia)

06-06-2012 09:37 PM by marcosvillamontes | 5 comments »

this is the working conditions for preparing the wood for your solid ipe flooring:

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