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Forum topic by bluchz posted 04-20-2009 11:37 PM 956 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-20-2009 11:37 PM

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I snagged 1 4’x 6” log from work the other day and was wondering if anyone had any hints or suggestions for turning it into a project or just lumber? I’ve never messed with the stuff but i have been keeping an eye out at work for rarer species and want to learn to use the scrap pieces. I don’t have a lathe so turning it is out of the question,

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#1 posted 04-20-2009 11:57 PM

fresh cut, seasoned or laying on the ground for a few years?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 04-21-2009 11:41 AM

was cut down about 3 months ago and has been laying on the ground still has the bark on it.

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#3 posted 04-21-2009 10:54 PM

just one of many… Slab cut, sticker, seal ends, cover and then come back to it in about a year or so…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#4 posted 04-21-2009 11:12 PM

Yes cut it into sizes you might use. Seal the ends to minimize the splitting and let it dry.

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