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?
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.
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I cut this fireplace mantle yesterday. The board is 8ft long, 4 inches thick and 7-8 inches wide for about 6ft and then narrows to 6 inches for the remaining two feet. Check the For Sale page to see if its still available. Here is a short video. Continue reading Fireplace mantle blue denim pine #20161117
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.
I have a couple 12 inch diameter Trembling Aspen logs in the yard. Today I took some time to cut some different thicknesses, just to see what it looks like and how well the mill cuts aspen. It did a good job milling down to 1/8 inch thickness. Continue reading Cutting veneer on the saw mill
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.
I slabbed these boards from a curve in a trunk a couple days ago. I think its spruce. About 1 inch thick. The overall length is about 53 inches. The width at the apex of the curve is 6-8 inches. The overall height is 10-12 inches. Live edges. Check the For Sale page for price and if still for sale.
You see logs? I saw logs! 🙂 Really… I cant. 🙂 (A cant is a sawyer’s word for cutting a square timber from a log). (That’s me in the orange t-shirt.)