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Re: Milling Around
« Reply #120 on: March 18, 2017, 03:40:46 PM »
 

 
Bucket out the dozer.
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« Reply #121 on: March 18, 2017, 03:42:05 PM »
 

 
The old 6 volt girl started so I cleaned up snow.
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« Reply #122 on: March 25, 2017, 04:07:08 PM »
 

 
Picked up a used 066 for the mill from craigslist.
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« Reply #123 on: March 25, 2017, 04:13:28 PM »
 

 

That bad boy has some compression! And no release!
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« Reply #124 on: March 30, 2017, 07:22:58 PM »
 

 
Big sixteen foot Hemlock on the Logosol.
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« Reply #125 on: March 30, 2017, 07:24:41 PM »
 

 
Whittling away.
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« Reply #126 on: March 30, 2017, 07:26:51 PM »
 

 
6x6, Two 2X6 and some one by.
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« Reply #127 on: April 02, 2017, 02:49:20 PM »
 

 
Nice Day to build a Bench. Maybe Spring is finally arrived!
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« Reply #128 on: April 02, 2017, 02:52:02 PM »
 

 

Urethane,stain or Shellac. I can never decide. This is more of an indoor bench so I think Shellac.
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« Reply #129 on: April 02, 2017, 02:53:19 PM »
 

 
And a table too.
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« Reply #130 on: April 06, 2017, 06:15:53 PM »
 

 
Planed Cherry boards from the chainsaw mill.
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« Reply #131 on: April 06, 2017, 09:34:37 PM »
Real nice!

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« Reply #132 on: April 07, 2017, 12:19:20 PM »

 I just caught up to this thread and I'm glad I did.

Thank for sharing your operation with us. Very interesting.

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« Reply #133 on: April 07, 2017, 04:34:50 PM »
Thanks
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« Reply #134 on: April 15, 2017, 07:05:50 AM »
 

 
If you have a late model Dodge with a Cummins,this is the oil filter wrench that makes it easy to change your filter. A lot of guys go through the wheel well but that is a struggle.
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« Reply #135 on: December 19, 2017, 04:49:21 PM »
 

 
A good friend logged his farm and the logger saved me the third log pine. He even loaded it on my trailer with his picker. three nice loads,doesn't get easier then that. Now I have some milling to do!
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« Reply #136 on: January 07, 2018, 05:56:43 PM »
 

 
In the last post I picked up all those nice logs but winter has set in and I have not had a chance to do any milling. It has been below zero that last few nights (-10*) and I had to charge the battery a little to get the tractor started. Then it jelled up with anti gel in the fuel. I picked up some fuel cut 50/50 with kerosene and with the help of a heat gun she fired back up. You do need to be prepared for that serious cold! Cold and snow do make a days work a little harder!  It warmed up to 15 today and I worked on a new log bunk for the mill. I'll get some pics up as I make progress.
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Re: Milling Around
« Reply #137 on: January 07, 2018, 07:10:24 PM »
Rich,

   Way late asking but nice benches. Did you pre-cut the wooden legs or trim to length after installation?

    I make mine mortise & tenon style then turn them upside down on the mill, clamp them, spread the band wide and cut them all at 17" so they all end up the same height and angle.
 

 
These 3 are swamp chestnut oak and came off the same serious bend in the log. I had to add the 5th leg in the center of the curve because they were so off center they wanted to tilt backwards. Each one was cut to length with one pass of the sawmill head/band,
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« Reply #138 on: January 07, 2018, 07:27:49 PM »
Love these benches and the curved log is where I hope my wide head will pay off.
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« Reply #139 on: January 07, 2018, 07:51:14 PM »
David,

   I always say the uglier the log the prettier the benches. With that wide head it will be much easier to set the width to cut the legs to length.

    One thing about cutting curves if you can moderately clamp in the middle of the curve you can often  cut a few extra inches by rotating first one then the other end into line with the sawhead.
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