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shake in eastern hemlock
« on: September 11, 2022, 08:57:52 AM »
What causes shake in Eastern Hemlock and can it be detected before milling it?
logging small time for years but just learning how,  2012 36 HP Mahindra tractor, 3point log arch, 8000# class excavator, lifts 2500# and sets logs on mill precisely where needed, Woodland Mills HM130Max , maple syrup a hobby that consumes my time. looking to learn blacksmithing.

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Re: shake in eastern hemlock
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2022, 09:25:26 AM »
It's usually soil bacteria slowly climbing up the slowpoke tree. Look at the end of the butt cut and start dropping iff firewood length chunks till you rise above it. That will get the obvious stuff but look closely before thinking you are out of it.
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