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My trip to the Log Yard

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Blog entry by cpine posted 06-01-2016 02:59 AM 967 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was able to made a trip out to a local sawyer and his log yard this last weekend. What a fun time this was! I bought a walnut log and had so much fun watching it be milled just like I wanted it. Buying the wood this way is a definite savings big time , but I do have to let it dry now. SO we wait!

Video available to those who wish to see it. Thanks!!!!

-- Chris Pine



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scott0317

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#1 posted 06-01-2016 03:07 AM

That is so cool. I haven’t had the chance to get wood from tree to sticker. I imagine it will make the finished product that much more special. I, like so many others, only get the final rough cut wood.

-- I've almost got all the tools I need, almost.

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#2 posted 06-01-2016 05:54 AM

Are you going to paint the board ends?

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#3 posted 06-01-2016 04:00 PM

It looks cracked and case-hardened beyond saving already. Stickering is off by at least 0.2 degrees in a few areas too. Probably good firewood though.

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#4 posted 06-01-2016 09:05 PM

Gargley Troll ^

-- Something, something, something.

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#5 posted 06-02-2016 03:22 AM



Are you going to paint the board ends?

- cajfiddle


No the ends of the log were already painted with anchor seal.

-- Chris Pine

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#6 posted 06-02-2016 03:31 AM

I love sawing my own logs. Every cut can be a present. Enjoy your wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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