|Forum topic by IanB22||posted 01-14-2013 11:17 AM||746 views||0 times favorited||9 replies|
01-14-2013 11:17 AM
Wow, I am really excited to find such a great forum. After the wife put the screws to me (as you may have experienced!) I decided to take a look at a lot of the old tools in the workshed from my ‘grampy’ and decided to try out a little bit of wood working.
Sadly, I am short on most power tools, but hand tools I have up the ying-yang, so after a lot of youtube watching and being subscribed to David Barron’s Furniture blog. I found myself out hunting for wood on my property. Here is what the cat dragged in, and I have no idea if it will be useful as I think I need to either
A: Build a proper DIY chainsaw mill
Obviously I need to do all of the above, but here is my first attempt at converting a downed tree into something useful besides firewood. Maple that is probably 150-200 years old.
Well I guess I need to learn how to post a photo….here is the direct link