Cleaning up a 8ft pine that features blue staining (blue denim) and a lot of character along the perimeter of the log. Bugs be doing what bugs do when a log is on the ground for a couple months.
What to do…what to do? This is not a large timber, its actually a branch from a bigger pine tree that was felled earlier this year. Its next up on the sawmill for cutting, just have not yet decided what to do.
We were out this morning taking pictures for our Christmas card. As a child, one of the first things we learn is to count to ten. CLEARLY, I missed that class. 🙂
I’ve been thinning the trees in front of our house this summer. I’ve taken quite a few photos of the area over time. This morning we were out taking photos for our Christmas cards and the light coming down through just caught our attention. Continue reading
A crips cool morning at -4º C as the foggy makes its way down the interval across the lake. At the same time, a low ceiling of clouds hangs overhead, allowing just a slice of the landscape to show through.
A cool crisp Sunday morning, about 1ºC. A good time to get some logs that were felled earlier in the summer.
The hole peppered, blue stained pine log should reveal some nice rustic boards. I should be able to get a couple fireplace mantels from it.
If you never heard of Portable Winch, they are a Quebec based manufacturer of portable winches. I use this one linked to the truck bed tie downs to pull logs onto the trailer. Continue reading
Taking a crack at carving a tree from a block of what I think is Trembling Aspen. One thing is for certain, when cutting with the grain on this wood, you need a really sharp chain, as you will see in the video. Continue reading
Clearly what caught my attention was this old photo showing the tremendous pile of cant beams! Honestly, we will never see piles of wood like that again…ever. But what caught my eye immediately after that was the appearance of a face on the end of one of those beams.