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#1 posted 04-08-2012 09:16 PM

ONE WORD: METAL DETECTORS Barn wood has NAILS and such. Find and remove all metal. ThenYou can resaw/ plane whatever. Sometimes achainsaw will work to rough size the wood to length. I have been doing “Barn Wood” for the past year. A couple CHEAP rip blades for the tablesaw/ circular saw is a good idea, as well. Sometimes, You get some VERY GOOD wood out of these items:

Table top glue up:

resawn 1 bys, aka The Stash

The inside of a beam..

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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