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Blog series by moshel updated 11-03-2010 03:49 AM 2 parts 3216 reads 16 comments total

Part 1: European Beech

03-22-2010 10:47 AM by moshel | 7 comments »

At last!!! a wood gloat of my own! I made friends with the demolition people that demolished the old house on the property I bought. They happen to fell a tree every now and then. this time they cut down a 105 years old European beech.The log was 5 meters long, about 80 cm wide. they were good enough to bring the log to their back yard so I can mill it at my leisure (really really nice people). I loaded the mill on my trailer, unloaded it, set it up (oh, my poor muscles… the term ...

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Part 2: Tasmanian Blackwood

11-03-2010 03:49 AM by moshel | 9 comments »

One of my fellow LJ’s drew my attention to a sale on trademe (our local ebay) of a log of Tasmanian blackwood. I made a bid on it and to my surprise i won! the auction was for 3 lengths of 2.5 meter, ~50-60cm diameter. the tree was over 100 years old. I went there yesterday and started to mill with my alaskan – it was very hard work – this timber is hard!By the end of the day I had 5 nice slabs, 7cm thick and I am not even 1/4 way through!!!! I couldn’t resist the t...

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