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05-01-2010 12:52 AM

Bandsaw owners. Just bought a bandsaw blade roller. - 1 reply

I have bought a blade roller. To flatten the 1.25 to 2” blades for sawmills. It will flatten the blade to stop it rising or diving in the cuts. No more rising over a knot. I currently own a NorwoodLM2000 and use the 1.25” blades. Got tired of sending blades to Cook’s in Alabama to have them rolled. So…I bought the...

01-04-2009 02:46 AM

Polyurethane finish is not coming out smooth. - 17 replies

Almost like it has tiny lumps in it. It is Minnwax poly…...from a gallon can I have had for a couple of years. Has a skin on the top, broke through it and opened it enough to dip the foam brush. Cannot see any lumps when I start. I am using it on rustic table tops from dry spruce. Any ideas and suggestions would be helpful. Th...

10-22-2008 03:56 AM

Carvers and turners. - 2 replies

I have a few green Box Elder logs, Weeping willow logs, Black willow logs, and some very dry Box Elder burls. Getting ready to put them on the sawmill and cut them up. What sizes do you guys use for….bowls..bears and all the creative stuff you make??? What about the dry BE burls?? Pen blanks? Any input is appreciated. Kevin ...

04-18-2008 04:56 AM

Some wood pics. - 11 replies

I own and operate a sawmill in Utah and thought I would post a few pics.English WalnutRed CedarApricot Kevin DavisRuff Cutts

01-18-2008 05:44 AM

How many on lumberjocks from Utah? - 24 replies

I am wondering, I have found two besides myself. Any others from utah? I have a lot to learn about woodworking. That is a huge understatement!!!! I cut a lot of juniper (some call it cedar) both red and white, as well as everything else I can get my grimy little hands on. Looking for minds to pick about using it for furniture wood. Have a ...

01-16-2008 09:31 PM

Cutting a walnut tree - 6 replies

While I have been sawing for a few years, I don’t know what to tell a client about large walnut branches.He wants to use them for crown moldings. I don’t believe that will work, too much spring in the wood and the tension will cause it to do funny things. What about for carvings? Bowls and pens, too much spring for that in the bra...

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