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Re: Buying logs?
« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2018, 01:12:02 PM »
9,000 BF of WO logs on a truck would be a ticket to jail here, more like 7000 and that is pushing it. The problem becomes axle weight. 

What about just buying some WO lumber from a circle mill?
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« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2018, 05:08:35 PM »
Southside, yes but they'd have to mill it to my sizes.  That means they have to have the logs to start with.  There is a circle mill I've worked with before but he doesn't have the logs I'd need, and he's pretty busy/backed up for at least a couple months.  If I had the logs, I could better control the process- that is I could mill them right off, and get them drying.
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Re: Buying logs?
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2018, 07:42:49 PM »
If you can't find what you need there is a circle mill over this way that saws white oak. I would be happy to help with the drying if that helps to avoid shipping a bunch of water halfway across the country. 
Franklin buncher and skidder
JD Processor
Woodmizer LT Super 70 and LT35 sawmill, KD250 kiln, BMS 250 sharpener and setter
Riehl Edger
Woodmaster 725 and 4000 planner and moulder
Enough cows to ensure there is no spare time.


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