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Ordered a mill!

Discussion in 'The Sawyer Room' started by Woodsnwoods, Apr 18, 2022.

  1. Woodsnwoods

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    Pulled the trigger yesterday on a Woodland Mills HS130 max with the bed extension. Very excited to make boards galore…..no clue what I am doing with them though!
     
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    Start prepping storage space. I have csm'd planks all over the darn place. Haven't used one yet. :doh::whistle:
     
  3. Canadian border VT

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    Pics when delivered…
     
  4. buZZsaw BRAD

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    X2! :emb: Cookies yes, boards nope! I guess i can say im waiting for them to dry but im good at making excuses. Cant wait to see some pics Woodsnwoods. Now youll see lumber instead of firewood.
     
  5. Ward Hoarder

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    X2
     
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  6. buzz-saw

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    Good for you. Keep us posted.
    Use caution , it is addicting
     
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    Congratulations!

    Any plans for log handling attachments for the 5065? forks? grapple?
     
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    I could see driving myself nuts if I had a mill...lumber, or firewood, lumber, or firewood, lumber, or firewood?! :hair:

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  9. buzz-saw

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    My tune has changed , to me now it is lumber first.
    Then if it is bad lumber it becomes awesome firewood.
     
  10. buZZsaw BRAD

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    Its not easy sometimes! :picard:
     
  11. fuelrod

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    Don't worry about what to do with them. You've just been freed from stupid crazy Lumber costs and now the skys the limit. :thumbs:
    Pretty quick you'll want a building for it.
     
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    I want your building!!! :cool:
     
  13. fuelrod

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    My "johnny cash" building? :D
    (one piece at a time)
     
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    I’ll pay a dime for it.. or $1,000 with inflation :smoke:
     
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    Sounds like a win win to me!:salute:
     
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    Wish you the best of success and fun!:yes:
     
  17. Sawdust Man

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    How long do you gotta wait for it to be delivered?
     
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  18. Sawdust Man

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    Sawmill guys can't stand firewood guys...... they are always chopping up the best saw logs they can find to make $25 worth of firewood, instead of $200 worth of lumber. :loco: :crazy:
    I know...... them's fightin' words...... but I'm sticking to it. :p
     
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    One thing I learned real quick (about sawing logs) was how rare a truly straight log is, especially if you're looking to saw anything over 8' long! Then there's the taper.
    I know I have a lot to learn about opening up a log but it's amazing how the slab pile grows in relation to your lumber pile sometimes... so seeing someone cutting up a straight log into 16” pieces for firewood can be frustrating.