Building my dream shop #6: It is official

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Blog entry by rep posted 05-31-2010 06:31 AM 2015 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s official – I have processed my first log !!

Got the mill set up

Got a log loaded (pine)

Trimmed a cant

Cut some boards

The EZ Boardwalk was easy to set up and run. Sturdy frame and it just glides on the runners. Got a temporary cover over it for now.

Hope to mill some cherry, hickory, oak, and cedar tomorrow!

-- rick

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#1 posted 05-31-2010 06:41 AM

congrats on a good start.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 05-31-2010 08:21 AM

Looks like the start of something big! I was dreaming about a set up like that earlier today. For me tho, not in this lifetime.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#3 posted 05-31-2010 10:30 AM

I WANT ONE. Congratulations on your first boards and thanks for sharing.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#4 posted 05-31-2010 02:18 PM

Nice machine!

-- Drew, Delaware

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F Dudak

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#5 posted 05-31-2010 03:53 PM


-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 04:09 PM

What a cool new toy!

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#7 posted 05-31-2010 04:11 PM

Would love one, but think my city by-laws wouldn’t allow me to have one in my backyard. Not to mention, it wouldn’t fit!

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#8 posted 05-31-2010 04:54 PM

Sawmilling is fun…

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#9 posted 06-01-2010 02:13 PM

Got to go with DAWG, I Want ONE!!!!!!!!!! Nice job. Hope it brings you many board feet of lumber.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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