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Saw cut planning....
« on: March 08, 2010, 12:32:15 AM »
Where can I find that chart that shows how to lay out the cuts on the end grain? There was a chart I saw a loooong time ago ( Looong beofre the internet!!) that explained about 1/4 sawn and how to manage the log to get the correct end grain patterns for the boards being cut. Something about cupping...very vague.....

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Re: Saw cut planning....
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010, 05:32:24 AM »
There are several posts here on FF that explain how to quarter saw a log.

Do a search on quarter sawn logs.
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2010, 12:30:57 AM »
Thanks, Chuck. Will go that route.

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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2010, 08:47:31 AM »
~Chuck~
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1995 Wood-Mizer LT40HDG2425 Kohler - Shingle & LapSider, Cooks Cat Claw Sharpener and single-tooth setter, 4-foot Logrite cant hook.
Basic mechanical skills are all that's required to maintain a Wood-Mizer

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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2010, 12:36:25 AM »
Very good info. I did a simple Yahoo search for 1/4 sawn wood, found info on Wise Geek, and also learned about rift sawn wood. Thanks again, Chuck. The scottbanbury site was also informative. Neighbor and I are learning LOTS!

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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2010, 05:27:10 AM »
Glad I was able to help. ;)

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