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Thread: Alaskan Small Log Milling Attachment by Granberg

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan

    Alaskan Small Log Milling Attachment by Granberg

    The brown truck came, I put the new mill together on the new Makita electric chainsaw, but now I have to wait until next week to have the time to use this setup.

    Using the new software, and trying to up my game a bit

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    William Arthur Ward

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Should be a fun tool!
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Nice video, Stu. Looks like a handy piece of kit....and you have two extra washers!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Independence MO
    Logs be afraid, be very afraid.
    My (read several times on the web) understanding of traditional Japanese housing, is they are typically torn down and rebuilt around 20 years. Hope we don't read about your arrest from cutting up the wood from those that haven't been torn down yet.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Congrats, Stu. We may have to do another "Logging in Tokyo" music video. (But next time we'll not use music from the Yoshida Brothers, lol.)
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  6. #6
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    Jul 2011
    The Gorge Area, Oregon
    Very tempting.. I've looked at these before some, but haven't brought myself to be able to pull the trigger.

    A friend has a very decent sized walnut across a rather rough chunk of terrain. I'm quite sure we could get the slabs back across the creek, I'm less convinced about entire logs (estimated at ~2k lbs each) so this would really open up some options. I think that project would require something more like the 30" MKIII but it would pretty much pay for itself.. then I'd just need someplace to store the slabs while they dry...

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