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
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
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
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
I’ve been cutting up the mixed wood slabs from the mill for firewood splits. I built wood cribs 4ft x 4ft x 16 inches. The skid steer pallet forks allow me to pick up three cribs at a time when I need to move them. Continue reading Firewood splits storage racks
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