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Lumber and Milling #1: Sycamores, for Free

779 days ago by tsangell | 1 comment »

Through a series of fortunate coincidences, I became the owner of three nice, free sycamore logs. As the quick-and-dirty version goes: a buddy of a buddy lined them up for me, and another buddy retrieved them. I had not even seen the logs until I showed up at the saw mill last Friday to make some lumber. I was pleased with the quality of the logs. They weren’t incredibly long, but they were straight and clear, and a good size. I’m glad my network of buddies rescued these from the burn pile! As we started the milling, I began to understand why someone would want a circular saw mill rather than a bandsaw mill. There is more wastage due to a wider kerf, but the cut...

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