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Sawmill Short Log Clamp #1: Adjustable clamping system for short logs on a Woodmiser

05-16-2021 01:56 PM by Jim Jakosh | 8 comments »

I was given an apple tree to cut down and the plan was to make boards out of it rather than all logs for turning. I had never had any apple boards before so i consulted with LJ KPOSTY about doing it on his sawmill. The clamping setup would not hold a log that short (33”) so I made him a clamping system similar to the one John Goodwin uses at the Dead Tree Salvage mill in Casa Grande, Arizona. I had to modify the location of the front rail because the bar support on the right side is out farther than the left side..but no worry, we just drilled a new mounting hole in the front to back perforated tube and bolted it on. It is adjustable front to back and up and down by the use o...

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