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Project by TreeBones posted 09-14-2007 06:56 PM 3714 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are made of white fir that was cut from Salvage Logs and air dried to under seven percent in less than five weeks. I can surface plane, cut, assemble and sand thirty of these in a day (more if I use pre surfaced lumber). They are 16” long, 9” tall, 10” wide and assembled with hidden screws, a few 1/4” crown staples (also hard to see) and glue. I may ask $15.00 at an upcoming craft show. They move faster at $10.00.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#1 posted 09-14-2007 06:57 PM

They are great Ron. I really like the lines on them. I can see why you sell a bunch of them.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 09-14-2007 06:59 PM

Nice work Ron. I am glad to see you sell a bunch of them.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#3 posted 09-14-2007 07:10 PM

That’s cool. There’s a local guy that makes stuff like this and they sell like hotcakes. Good job.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 09-14-2007 07:26 PM

I checked out your website, cool stuff! I love what your doing with the whole reclaimed lumber, and the mobile saw mill. I just had a 70 foot white oak taken down in my backyard and I can’t help but think how cool it would have been to have it quarter sawn into boards. Great work!


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#5 posted 09-14-2007 07:56 PM

300 bucks a day, not bad… Nice work.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#6 posted 09-15-2007 09:18 PM

Try drilling and cutting some “cutesy” hearts, pines or apples in them too. The women really go for that.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#7 posted 09-16-2007 12:26 AM

nice work and good luck at the show

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#8 posted 09-18-2007 02:39 PM

that’s awesome.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 01-22-2008 01:26 PM

Nice work.

-- Jiri

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#10 posted 01-22-2008 02:10 PM

Great project—and it sells. How cool is that.

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