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Its MILLER Time!

Discussion in 'The Sawyer Room' started by buZZsaw BRAD, Sep 18, 2022.

  1. buZZsaw BRAD

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    buzz-saw had me over yesterday to mill some logs. Part of them for a project im working on. Red cedar (juniper) and a "mystree" softwood...some type of ornamental yard tree him and i scrounged late last Winter.
    If anyone can ID it please do! (log on the forks) Made some nice stock though. IMG_1727.JPG IMG_1729.JPG IMG_1731.JPG IMG_1732.JPG IMG_1733.JPG His new digital thickness guage. IMG_1722.JPG An old neighbor of his stopped by and wanted an oak slab trimmed up. Some brainstorming and the cookie jig got it done. IMG_1734.JPG IMG_1735.JPG He upgraded his brush! IMG_1723.JPG IMG_1724.JPG
    Great time as always.
     
  2. Sawdust Man

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    The mistree log looks kinda like port orford cedar to me, was it pretty strong smelling?
    Port Orford cedar is about as strong smelling as red cedar/ juniper, but not quite the same smell.
     
  3. Eric Wanderweg

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    I wonder if that’s the Atlantic white cedar I spotted in one of your guys’ posts a while back? You’re in the native range being close enough to the ocean.
     
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    Looks like a fun time to me. :thumbs:
     
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    It had very little aroma and what it did have wasnt a cedar smell. Im thinking its some type of arborvitae
     
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    Yup, you're prolly right.
     
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    I gave you the choice.

    It was either a new Husky or a Brush ;
    and you picked the brush. Go figure.:rofl: :lol::rofl: :lol:
     
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    This was my guess.

    But don't go by what I think.
    I have a lot to learn with this ID thing!!
     
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    The pattern on those boards in pic #3 & #4 is amazing! :thumbs:

    NYH1.
     
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    Is it cool to see them once sliced open. I practically marvel at everyone especially the cedar. Look back in the milling section and find our older threads.

    Problem now is i see logs for lumber instead of firewood.:picard:
     
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    I see no problem with that , bring it on !
     
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    We spent a couple hours on the mill again this morning. I got to run the mill for a bit...woohoo!!!
    The one cedar log was rather special as it came from my step daughters place. Her BF had cut it down when the electric service was put in. Rather than turn it into kindling i told them we'd mill it into something usable. Resulted in a 4x4 and some 3/8" thick stock ill make lattice out of for their porch enclosure im working on. IMG_1763.JPG IMG_1764.JPG IMG_1765.JPG IMG_1768.JPG Three shorter (scrounged that length) mulberry logs made some nice stock. IMG_1766.JPG IMG_1767.JPG IMG_1769.JPG IMG_1770.JPG IMG_1772.JPG I later ran the thin cedar through my table saw for the lattice stock. 3/8" x 1.5" IMG_1771.JPG
     
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    That mulberry turned out pretty... :yes:
     
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    Here are a couple pictures from the last outing.

    Looking down from upstairs in shop before starting
    A little tool holder that I mounted to the last log bunk ; holds tape measure , some tools , pencils and log crayon and a couple bottles of water or some spray paint. I was bored at work one day last week.
    And a holder for BRAD's favorite new tool , a fuzzie brush. IMG_1492.jpg IMG_1491.jpg IMG_1489.jpg
     
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    Great "birds eye view" pic. Log pile is dwindling though.:whistle:
     
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