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Author Topic: Homemade saw mill#2 (*update* homemade energy chain ??)  (Read 11145 times)

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Re: Homemade saw mill#2(power Toe board finished)
« Reply #120 on: May 23, 2021, 01:18:43 AM »
Theyre probably sealed for a chair in the rain scenario. 
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2(water tank installed)
« Reply #121 on: June 18, 2021, 08:40:37 PM »
 

Found this in the garbage,. a water softener tank for my water tank,.. perfect....   
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2(water tank installed)
« Reply #122 on: June 19, 2021, 05:06:38 PM »
Is that for blade lube? Mines about 3 litres! You'll only need to fill it once a year at that rate

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Re: Homemade saw mill#2(water tank installed)
« Reply #123 on: June 19, 2021, 08:36:05 PM »
@JoshNZ.... after reading your comment and laughing my head off,.. maybe i over shot my water tank by a few litres :D....but it did make me rethink and that i could use that tank for my fuel and build a smaller water tank,.. boom new plan.   
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2(water tank installed)
« Reply #124 on: June 22, 2021, 07:53:22 AM »
That's still looks about 3x as much fuel as I carry with a vtwin engine haha. But yup, who likes stopping to refuel

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Re: Homemade saw mill#2(water tank installed)
« Reply #125 on: June 22, 2021, 04:16:33 PM »
Cut it in half, baffle it and glue it back together. Water on one side fuel on the other.
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« Reply #126 on: June 23, 2021, 08:24:24 PM »
Mike if it was stainless steel i would consider it and the fiberglass work!! i don't want to chance it.... meanwhile as i continue to cut, grind, weld, scratch my head, weld some more... still hoping for the elusive smell of sawdust.. soon.

      
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( installing blade covers)
« Reply #127 on: July 08, 2021, 05:14:20 AM »
 

building blade gardes out of a old old electrical box i had,.. 
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( adjustable bunks installed)
« Reply #128 on: August 03, 2021, 04:57:46 AM »
       

 

chopped some I-beams for my bunks and welded a 1'' SS angle on top with two adjustable threaded rod on each. end.
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( adjustable bunks installed)
« Reply #129 on: August 03, 2021, 06:35:43 AM »
That is very nice. I was thinking about a stainless steel U cap but the angle will work nicely.

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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( adjustable bunks installed)
« Reply #130 on: August 03, 2021, 06:44:45 AM »
You will like the movable bunks!!
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( adjustable bunks installed)
« Reply #131 on: August 03, 2021, 01:05:06 PM »
Heck yeah
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( finally painted)
« Reply #132 on: October 10, 2021, 07:51:14 AM »
 

 

now comes the more technical phase..MAKING IT WORK
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« Reply #133 on: October 10, 2021, 09:32:24 AM »
I never realized the square/round/square stacked construction you built the bed with.  That is one rigid son of a birch. Nice job. 
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( finally painted)
« Reply #134 on: October 10, 2021, 09:58:26 AM »
Sure looks tidy!

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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( swing command post done)
« Reply #135 on: November 11, 2021, 05:51:59 PM »
 

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Ready for the wiring.
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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( swing command post done)
« Reply #136 on: November 11, 2021, 08:59:02 PM »
Looks great. You do nice work.
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« Reply #137 on: November 12, 2021, 12:12:23 AM »
Vautour I hope you left enough room in your guards to install something to keep the blade teeth from contacting the steel guards, I used free rubber conveyor belting after screwing up 5-6 blades that came off the wheels due to various newbie mistakes. Gets spendy $$$$ when learning. The blades can come off both front and back, Off front and teeth hit the guard, instant dull, Off backwards and the teeth hit the band sheave tire wheels and dull and/or screw up the set.  I pop riveted with aluminum pop rivets  through the belting. Wood or plastic, uhmv would also work

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Re: Homemade saw mill#2( swing command post done)
« Reply #138 on: November 12, 2021, 08:16:06 AM »
Before the paint it was a thing of quality for sure.  Now all painted up, it has transformed into a thing of beauty. 8)
I hope it will work as good as it looks.  Thanks for sharing pictures of your build.
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« Reply #139 on: November 12, 2021, 06:22:16 PM »
 Iwawoodwork ... eventually there will be plywood on the inside of my doors and in all the back guards for sure.                                      
I hope it will work as good as it looks. 
tks... eventually i'll get there..looking good for 2022..  
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