Nov 5 2016 – Spent the morning milling some 1.5 x 5.5 larch and spruce to construct memorial crosses for the families who have lost loved ones on a dangerous stretch of the #104 highway between New Glasgow and Antigonish. Continue reading Memorial Crosses
Finally getting some seat time to move the pile of dirt in the work yard. It’ll be good to have the extra space to maneuver around. Continue reading Work yard expansion
I got some balsam poplar logs in the yard this week. I’m going to mill up most of it for lumber but I might try a few other projects with it. Has anybody used it for woodworking projects?
Pine boards I slabbed last fall were stacked in the garage. Apparently there was not enough air flow and the boards started to ‘turn’. Continue reading Salvaging pine boards
“Can you make me an Apple Basket?” she asked. “Sure” I said. “How big?” I asked. “To fit that new flower pot” she said. Alrighty then. Now HOW to make it!! Continue reading Apple Basket
Another way to quarter saw a log. I made up this image, if it helps anyone. It does produce wastage but it will provide you with true quarter sawn lumber. Continue reading Quarter saw a log
A customer send a picture of a twin size bed he made for his son from the got from us back in November and December of 2016. Continue reading Blue denim pine bed
I completed this race car bed last week for a customer. All I need now is for them to pick it up so that I can continue with my projects.
Continue reading Storing plank lumber
The snow has fallen now, and I don’t expect to do much saw milling during the winter. Hopefully by next winter I will have a shelter built over the mill to protect it from the weather and allow me some more milling time. Continue reading End of season saw milling
I milled another blue denim pine log on Thursday. It too is 8ft long, 4 inches thick, and averages 6-7 inches wide. Check the For Sale page to see if it is still available. Here is a short video.
Continue reading Fireplace mantle blue denim pine #20161117-2