Here is a video on how to mill up lumber, even though my methods are ones I learned here. Also this is one of the videos I’ll use for when I teach classes at my church, just burning it to a dvd.
Since I built my sawmill a year or so ago, I’ve had one major problem. Getting logs here to mill.I tried using my log arch but, with a 24” diameter log on it, there is no fun at all in pulling it on the highway with a big log, “just a swingin” behind you, held by a couple of straps, on a trailer with no springs. I’ve tried pulling them on the trailer and then pulling them off, but that way tearing up my trailer. My trailer is a 20 footer, abou...
I have been thinking about making something in a more classical style for a while. The decision of what to make was actually an afterthought, im building it mostly for fun and practice, so I was more concerned with style, technique, and joinery, but here’s the criteria I came up with -Incorporate turning ( I enjoy turning, but have never actually turned a set of spindles, legs, or any other kind of matching set)-Mortise and tennon joinery ( I’m in the middle of building a p...
Buildup of a small display cabinet I’m working on that will hold Riker boxes, holding that hold coins/buttons/medals. Really good weekend project and a good beginner project to. Made from quartersawn white oak since it gives a good rustic feel. I’m still getting used to filming and one thing I notice is I need a lot more light.
Building shelves for the Grandkids out of MDF, complete with hangers for their baseball bats.
Building shelves for the Grandkids out of MDF,complete with hangers for their baseball bats.
Feet are done and two stretchers. Running low on long peices of Mahogany, one of the stretchers I had to glue two small 1x’ to get that piece. alot of work for a Stick. Mom always said I did things the hardway!Steve
We continue on with the build and get our dados sorted out.
Been in the woods cutting some fiddle and quilted maple trees. post some pics soon Ok here is some fresh cut oregon big leaf maple.
I was approached about a year ago to do a Stair case spindle job, for this New home a Builder was building for himself. When first approached their was not a lot of details talked about, At the time , Not to my knowledge did I know that it was for the builders Father, or did I know any thing about the size of this Stair case.About a month ago I finally got a call to do an estimate, Driving to the home wasn’t hard to find,with Miss GPS,But it was on the worst day in January to go anywher...
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