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Building my dream shop #13: Making lumber with my EZ Boardwalk sawmill

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Blog entry by rep posted 1190 days ago 4584 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 12: Been a while Part 13 of Building my dream shop series Part 14: Shop Update, Tool Gloat, Wood Gloat »

We did finish the planting for this season. The deer convinced us that a fence was needed, so we got that project done. I have been working a little in the shop, but mainly working on changing all the log piles into lumber for future use. Back when I was researching to determine what sawmill to purchase, I did not find any video to help me make a decision, so I wanted to post something in case others need a comparison. I made a video of how my EZ Boardwalk Jr sawmill works, and also show processing a log.

I posted two videos on YouTube.

Part one is
EZ Boardwalk Jr Features and Demo Part 1 of 2

The second video (EZ Boardwalk Jr Features and Demo Part 2 of 2) picks up where the first one ends

The first video mostly walks thru the different operational aspects of the sawmill using annotations, and the second shows cutting a log into lumber. It was a bit windy that day, so you can hear some wind noise when the saw is not running.

I have sent my sawmill blades off for re-sharpening, so I plan to try and get my cyclone dust collector installation finished next. Hopefully, that will be the next blog subject in the near future.

-- rick



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millssnell

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#1 posted 1190 days ago

Rick,

This is awesome! Like I told you before, I would be really interested to come out and help you out. I am itching for a sawmill as of recently. Holler if you want helping hauling logs or rough cutting them.

Also, be sure to let me know when you get that dust extractor set up.

Mills

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