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Re: Newbie question...What size to mill logs???
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2019, 03:46:26 PM »
I have a neighbor I saw for a couple of times a year.  He just wants “boards”. 

I make stacks of 1x “boards” and stacks of 2x “boards”. He seems to use them all up in 4 or 5 months and calls me back to make  more “boards”. 
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Re: Newbie question...What size to mill logs???
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2019, 05:11:19 PM »
The first time I sawed for a many times repeat customer, I had to learn his lingo.  4's and 6's meant exactly that; he wants 2X4's & 2X6's.  All of the rest he wants sawn into "lumber".  That means various widths of 1" lumber, whatever the log will make.  Square the cant up and saw.  Doesn't matter whatever the width is.  He calls it "farm lumber", I call it "easy sawing".
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