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Sawing wedding cookies
« on: July 20, 2018, 07:02:30 PM »
Had a guy wanting about 25 cookies. I am going to screw a couple thick boards to the bottom of the short log. Just long enough to catch the cross beams of the mill. 

Clamp it with the log clamp. And saw away. 

Is this correct or not?
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2018, 07:08:58 PM »
Thats what i done a took 2   2x8 and secured the log to it and stood it up and cut them. 

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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2018, 07:12:35 PM »
I cut a short log 20 inches high. Good size to handle.
I have a piece of plywood I lay on the bed then stand the 20 inch log on the plywood.

I have a groove sawn out on the plywood that allows the clamp to move into the log and hold it.
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I have a 2 x 6 between the backstops and the log so the log will clamp.

Make adjustments as necessary and make them cookies.
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2018, 09:18:31 PM »
 

 

Try this simple jig I cut hundreds of them :)



 





 



 



 
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2018, 11:23:34 PM »
There isnt any wrong way to do it as long as it works.   :D

We used to saw them by the pallet full, literally and sold to wedding planners. Now we use the chainsaw.  However we make them, we sell them for $5 each, so every time the saw makes a cut Im thinking Theres five bucks, theres another five bucks, theres another five bucks, theres another five bucks, theres another five bucks.   :D :D

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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2018, 07:52:00 AM »
I sell cookies for $5 each unless they are 20" or so, then I get $10. 
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2018, 12:18:24 PM »
I don't understand this wedding cookie thing.    I never heard of it anywhere except here on the forum and a sawmilling facebook page.     In all my years I've never been to a wedding that had them.  What are they actually used for and where did this idea originate?    
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« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2018, 02:44:19 PM »
I don't understand this wedding cookie thing.    I never heard of it anywhere except here on the forum and a sawmilling facebook page.     In all my years I've never been to a wedding that had them.  What are they actually used for and where did this idea originate?    
They use them for centerpieces on the tables at tthe reception, and various other things. Just search for WEDDING WOOD COOKIES on Pintrest!
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« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2018, 04:09:31 PM »
Thanks for the info 
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2018, 06:38:27 PM »
Decided to try it as well!  Put them on Facebook Marketplace 2 hours ago.

If you have outdoor wedding venues, it wouldn't hurt to let them know you can cut cookies.

Someone is coming to buy all I cut!



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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2018, 07:07:57 PM »
They sell like Hot cakes.
Contact wedding planners, wedding venues especially the barn venues, and wedding photographers, bridal gown shops, etc.  
 
Then start sawing pallets of them.  We would stack about 4 foot high on a 4x4 pallet, wrap them with the cling film, and load them on the trailer and   Here ya go.



Heres what they look like in a wedding.


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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2018, 07:49:36 PM »
I did not have cookies at my wedding :).
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2018, 10:17:27 AM »
     WDH, those cookies were still seedlings way back then. ;D
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #13 on: July 22, 2018, 07:41:19 PM »
43 years ago they was just sprouts.  :) :)
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2018, 06:31:36 AM »
I cut wedding cookies all the time, but my favorite was a varied order for cookies and small diameter log sections to make an elaborate display for a boy scout eagle induction party.  
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Re: Sawing wedding cookies
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2018, 09:07:56 PM »
i didnt have them at my 2 weddings either wdh,  wont have them at my 3rd either,,cuz there wont be a 3rd
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« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2018, 09:30:42 PM »
Do you guys ever get the feeling that you know someone well but have never met them? I feel I have good friends here and don't even know your name lol
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« Reply #17 on: July 25, 2018, 10:12:20 PM »
Yes, good people here. 
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« Reply #18 on: July 26, 2018, 09:15:06 AM »
Absolutely true!! Nice to be part of the FF family
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« Reply #19 on: July 26, 2018, 03:44:11 PM »
Do you guys ever get the feeling that you know someone well but have never met them? I feel I have good friends here and don't even know your name lol
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