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Blog entry by gfadvm posted 306 days ago 1504 reads 0 times favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently found a deal I couldn’t pass up on a LT15 Woodmizer on CL. I just sawed the first big log with it today and here are the slabs: spalted hackberry. They are 5 feet long x 16-24” wide x 2” thick. And these were cut using the rusty blade that came on it!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm



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Dallas

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#1 posted 306 days ago

YAYYYYY! Good on you Andy!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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grizzman

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#2 posted 306 days ago

congrats andy, this will be really fun, now you can really get into your own wood, and mill what you want, im looking forward to seeing what you get …have fun

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 306 days ago

Andy… fantastic…! Now you can start tree searching for those special logs…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Mainiac Matt

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#4 posted 306 days ago

So Jealous!!!!

congratulations.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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ShaneA

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#5 posted 306 days ago

Looks like good stuff…now the wait till you can turn it into something. C’mon and dry already wood!

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 306 days ago

Working on my trip there!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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JL7

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#7 posted 306 days ago

Fantastic Andy…....And I thought you were on call today…..What a cool toy you have there…....

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 306 days ago

I have a pretty big pile of logs I have been accumulating all summer. Just waiting on Monte to come help mill them!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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bowtie

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#9 posted 306 days ago

Congrats on your mill, one logs all it takes YOUR HOOKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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littlecope

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#10 posted 306 days ago

That’s gonna be one big box Andy! :)
Nice Score and way to go!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 306 days ago

I need to come south for wood. Everything here is still covered with snow. Ugh

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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robert triplett

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#12 posted 306 days ago

I am so jealous, I may unfriend you!! Nice acquisition. You may have to give up the day job.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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jumbojack

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#13 posted 306 days ago

I am very happy for you.
Does my envy show?
I am green with it.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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chrisstef

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#14 posted 306 days ago

Owning my own mill is a little dream i have and the reason is exactly what you posted above, the ability to unleash a whole bunch of awesome.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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patron

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#15 posted 306 days ago

sweet deal andy

that will give you lots of good wood

i don’t have a mill
or any trees (just junipers)
so i hope you deliver

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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