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Posted on Minimum Log Size for Usable Lumber

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 12:49 PM

Ripthorn,

I’ve gotten lumber from 4” limbs before with the caveat that you have to look for straight pieces that haven’t had much bending stress on them.

I try to stick with logs 6” or larger for making lumber on my band saw however I’m sure most sawyers would want larger.

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