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07-19-2010 08:01 AM

Wide Sycamore slabs for sale or trade - 2 replies

I have two Sycamore logs slabbed and available for sale or trade. Both are Flitch cut and ends sealed with Anchor seal. The first log is 78” long and 24” wide and each slab is 3” thick. All slabs on the first log have one natural edge and one straight edge. There are 6 full slabs and 4 half lenght slabs approx. 250 bf in the fi...

04-09-2010 08:19 AM

Walnut Lumber Roughsawn for Commercial Lathe - 3 replies

I am a growing turner and I need a larger better quality lathe. I have been cutting Walnut slabs for the last 5 years and I am willing to trade 500bf to 1500bf (depending on your trade) of roughsawn Black Walnut , most is 24” x 3” by 72 to 96”, lots of streaking, burl, figure and some fiddle. I am looking for a top of the line ...

03-14-2010 08:48 AM

Ever Work Sycamore Crotch ? - 4 replies

I’m going to slab a very large London Plane Sycamore 48” by 40’ this has the unique feature of a perfect crotch 5’ long with 32” limbs at a low angle. Any suggestions tips or tricks to acchieve the best results. I have slabbed Sycamore before and had good results, but never seen any with this big a crotch.

11-25-2008 07:28 AM

Does anyone have "Experience" with a Vacuum Kiln for Lathe Work - 3 replies

Hope this is the right venue for this question?. I am a struggling Large Bowl/Platter turner and can’t find information on the possiblity of setting up a vacuum kiln for thick lumber (5” to 12”). The tecknology is out there for large operations but, the possibilty of converting large burl pieces from green to dry overnight is t...

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