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Lumber Making #4: The Maple has Landed!

10-27-2007 09:37 AM by Dorje | 18 comments »

The remainder of the maple came down today and I got a shot of the main trunk section that I plan to mill. It’s definitely going to be spalted throughout. This bole is 35-40” in diameter and the arborist was able to leave it intact from base to crotch! It’s 11’ long. It’s partially cracked on the side you can’t see and does have some splitting, so it probably won’t yield wide boards. I think it is sound enough to go through with this venture. Th...

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Lumber Making #3: Maple in the works...

10-24-2007 10:04 AM by Dorje | 22 comments »

Well, just some text at this point – but I can’t slow my heart rate down at the thought of what’s happening next door. A major maple – which looks like it may have some serious figure – is coming down. I’ve been offered the bole (the main trunk from the base to the crotch), which is about 10-12 feet long, and a couple sections of major limbs from the crotch up a ways. The arborist says he’ll need to cut the bole in two…I’d like it left ...

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"Slabbin' at Wood" #8: "Wood Ballet Dancing in the FreeHand" --by RusticWoodArt

10-16-2007 01:59 PM by frank | 4 comments »

Wood Ballet Dancing in the FreeHand And so it’s time, time to get back on track here and answer some questions, plus try to give an understanding to any and all that want to try this type of slabbin’ at wood. One of the issuing egresses that make my projects so long, is the time and effort I take in the planning of the project from start to finish. I really do try and make use of telling the truth, that when I say ‘hand made’ the ‘wood art’ that I co...

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"Surrounded by Wood" --by RusticWoodArt

10-05-2007 05:26 AM by frank | 5 comments »

Surrounded by Wood Yep it’s coming, just as the squirrels are gathering their nuts, I’m busy bringing in this seasons winter firewood, to be ready for the long drawls of snow that will soon be gracing the land. So the other day found me out in the woods….hmmm, doesn’t about everyday find me out in the woods? Well so be it, there I was cutting up some leftovers on a part of section that had some blow-down and being around 4:00 or so, a rock wall grabbed my attenti...

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"At Pivot Point of Horizontal and Vertical" --by RusticWoodArt

10-04-2007 03:59 PM by frank | 5 comments »

At Pivot Point of Horizontal and Vertical —-have you yet wondered what is at the point of pivot here, where I tilt my saw from horizontal in a continuous downward motion to reach a place of vertical cut? I must confess that the terms here ‘horizontal’ and ‘vertical’ can lead to many understandings, so I am going to try and narrow down what I am talking about here. This will lead me out again, today and over the weekend to shoot some more photo’s so th...

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"Slabbin' at Wood" #1: "Work Smart, Work Safe and Live to Work The Wood" --by RusticWoodArt

09-21-2007 07:06 PM by frank | 8 comments »

Work Smart, Work Safe, and Live to Work The Wood ....so where does it all begin, this thing I call slabbin’ at wood? What must one do? I’m sure we all know the how-when-where-why questions, and so after coming to terms with questions and answers such as these….one then goes out and sharpens their ability on the learning curve of belief. Now one may ask about the word ‘belief’, and rest assured we all believe in some-thing and in this case our belief of beli...

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Lumber Making #1: A "Mini" Series - up to present

06-26-2007 07:10 AM by Dorje | 19 comments »

I’m posting these pictures as a means to get bloggin’…and, because I’m interested in milling and drying lumber (on a scale that I can accommodate – in the backyard). I’m also brand new at it, so it’s just fun to share! I would have liked to have photos or video of this ‘small time’ sawing in the backyard, but wasn’t quite there yet! Inspired by Bob’s forum topic post the other day on the craigslist cherry crotchwood, I took some pics of some crotchwood I cut in April… A couple p...

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"Hotsawing and Drag Sawing" --by RusticWoodArt

06-16-2007 12:37 PM by frank | 6 comments »

Hotsawing and Drag Sawing ....well, now I’m really letting the cat out of the bag….since there remains an-other part of me that some may not know about….I happen to also be a ‘gear head’! Put a machine in front of me, throw in some wrenches and oil, so that my hands get the feel of that oil, add some smell of gasoline or better yet some nitro charged air and I’m lost in the world of more noise and get down with some monster machine horsepower…. ...

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