My CL Woodmizer's First Log

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Blog entry by gfadvm posted 10-18-2013 12:03 AM 2630 reads 0 times favorited 48 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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#1 posted 10-18-2013 12:06 AM

YAYYYYY! Good on you Andy!

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

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#2 posted 10-18-2013 12:12 AM

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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#3 posted 10-18-2013 12:13 AM

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

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#4 posted 10-18-2013 12:15 AM

So Jealous!!!!


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

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#5 posted 10-18-2013 12:18 AM

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

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#6 posted 10-18-2013 12:18 AM

Working on my trip there!

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

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#7 posted 10-18-2013 12:22 AM

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

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#8 posted 10-18-2013 12:23 AM

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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#9 posted 10-18-2013 12:23 AM

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

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#10 posted 10-18-2013 12:24 AM

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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#11 posted 10-18-2013 12:35 AM

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

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

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#12 posted 10-18-2013 12:39 AM

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 now time to work!!!

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#13 posted 10-18-2013 12:50 AM

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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#14 posted 10-18-2013 12:53 AM

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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#15 posted 10-18-2013 01:05 AM

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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