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
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
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