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Thread: Future flatwork

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri

    Future flatwork

    Ok, technically this isn't a project yet. My father-in-law was showing me pics of a tree that was given to his brother. He owns a saw mill, but had to go buy a new chain saw to even cut the tree up since it was so big. He spent about $2k on the new chain saw, was the biggest that stihl makes.

    The tree itself had fallen last year in a wind storm and had sat since. Once they got it chunked up into sections they counted the rings. They figured that this old oak was 175 years old. He's since got it sawn up into mostly 5/4 QS slabs.

    Will post more pics when I get them.

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Central (upstate) NY
    Now you need to get a lathe big enough to handle bowl blanks from that chainsaw.

    Have fun when it dries!

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