random #8: Square trees - how convenient!

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Blog entry by Gary Fixler posted 03-14-2009 04:29 AM 1627 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: The tiniest woodshop - resawing miniboards Part 8 of random series Part 9: Just having one of those projects... »

So little waste in the resawing process!

square log

Also handy – “extrusion trees” :

chair-profile shaped log

Both made by an art group, with more info at the links (just click the pics).

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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#1 posted 03-14-2009 06:16 AM

Nifty stuff. Handy too. Probably not many knots either.

-- Larry

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#2 posted 03-14-2009 01:53 PM

Now thats eco freindly growing a tree for the peice you want


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#3 posted 03-23-2009 07:51 PM

the design of the growth rings is fascinating.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#4 posted 04-04-2009 09:50 PM

Do the square trees come with quarter-sawn oriented grain throughout?

-- Happy woodworking!

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