How many board feet in these few trees?

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Something for you to calculate while the turkey is digesting…

I have never seen trees this big around, would love to some day!

Estimate the size by looking at the height of the man… could use a truckload at my place.

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#1 posted 872 days ago

A truckload would be half of one of the logs from those trees…

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#2 posted 872 days ago

They look african…any idea what type of tree it is?

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#3 posted 872 days ago

Looks very straight.

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#5 posted 872 days ago

I would guess just barely enough to complete a small jewelry box, but I could be wrong…

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#6 posted 872 days ago

Yah you are right …. with the skill L J´s have with a plane and saw
I wuold say just enoff to a pair of tiny ear rings


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#7 posted 872 days ago

At least 15 bft maybe 16 if you are very carefull

-- Measure once, cut twice.

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#8 posted 871 days ago

For a single man in a wonderful workshop enough for a life times of joy.
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#9 posted 871 days ago

Baobab trees. I don’t think the wood is any great shakes but at least there’s no knots.

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#10 posted 871 days ago

DHaden “At least 15 bft maybe 16 if you are very careful”


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#11 posted 871 days ago

Make one helluva totem pole or canoe. :)

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#12 posted 871 days ago

How would you cut it? Imagine THAT sawmill!

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#13 posted 871 days ago

U should look up pictures of Redwoods. Much larger than those trees above. Those are really big cool trees though

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#14 posted 871 days ago

How tall is the person ?

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#15 posted 870 days ago

Try quartering that with a glut and maul.

If the wood was right you could probably build a small house and the furniture inside of it.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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