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Forum topic by AZWoody posted 03-02-2017 10:47 PM 539 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AZWoody

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03-02-2017 10:47 PM

This is the root ball and some branches of a desert Ironwood that blew over a couple years ago. This is going to be a challenge to figure the best way to mill it down into solid pieces and hope it does not shatter completely.


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#1 posted 03-02-2017 11:33 PM

Oooh, me likey.
Good luck breaking it down. Probably some nice looking ‘skeet in there.
Wish I lived closer. I’d be a buyer, were you a seller.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 03-03-2017 12:19 AM

I’m sure I’ll have plenty of pieces to get to you lumberjocks out there :)

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#3 posted 03-03-2017 12:22 AM

Just have him drop that from the bucket 6 or 7 feet off the ground. Then take the pieces now that they are more manageable over to the lumber storage area until I drive over this weekend with my trailer.

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#4 posted 03-03-2017 05:54 PM

Wow. Let us know what you come up with! It’s a phenomenally generous act of God to have such a tree end it’s days within the purview of a woodworker. Congratulations!

-- Jimmy

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