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Blog series by jeffreythree updated 09-21-2009 09:29 PM 2 parts 4026 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Bringing home some wood from my mill

09-15-2009 08:55 PM by jeffreythree | 1 comment »

I love to work with wood, and what better way than to start at the tree. I love to browse through my woodlot and think of what interesting uses a tree could be used for. A Mister Sawmill bandmill is what allows me to bring this vision to fruition. I finally made a trip with the van and brought home a load of eastern red cedar, osage, and cedar elm that came from dead trees and culls. I have a blog called the Texas Woodlot that I use to chronicle the trials and tribulations of attempting t...

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Part 2: Shipshape shop

09-21-2009 09:29 PM by jeffreythree | 1 comment »

Well, bringing home a load of lumber made me realize that I need some organization for everything that has to fit in it. It is a 2 car garage that needs to fit my wife’s van, about 750 bdft of wood now, workbench, and all the tools(TS, BS, jointer, planer, sander, and all my handtools). It will be similar to this: but bigger. I started it by using a lot of random S4S oak off of a criagslist buy to build a french cleat system on one 20’ long...

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