1000 BFT of Poplar for a barn

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Project by HalDougherty posted 10-06-2009 02:24 AM 3358 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1000 BFT of poplar for a barn. If a sawmill isn’t broken, it’s about to break… I had to take the log holder to a machine shop and have a new bolt welded in place so I could hold the logs. Then, I had to buy a new battery to start the darn sawmill. (well it was about 5 years old) There were also a couple of other issues to fix before I could finish this order. This week I’m sawing more poplar and oak. I’ve got some beautiful logs on the log deck.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#1 posted 10-06-2009 02:27 AM

Poplar is popular

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#2 posted 10-06-2009 02:41 AM

And wood is wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#3 posted 10-06-2009 03:05 AM

Oak is a joke….............................LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 10-06-2009 03:05 AM

Burl is a pearl.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Daren Nelson

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#5 posted 10-06-2009 03:40 AM

Darn it, I don’t have anything that rhymes…But I know where you are coming from fixin’ things to be able to mill, I did more fixing than milling today (fixing 100%-milling 0%)

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#6 posted 10-06-2009 05:20 AM

all these woods togearther, make something for a girl…........they let mistakes go by…they look at it with a natrual eye….......then giggle…then sigh…..........

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Monty Queen

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#7 posted 10-06-2009 06:58 AM

Great job at the mill, i guess its time to put something on the grill, it will give you a big thrill.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 10-07-2009 10:26 PM

If you cut that wood, it’s understood
That the customer will cheer and maybe buy you a beer…..


If the planks are straight, they’ll think you are great.

(sorry, I’ll be quiet now…..)

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#9 posted 10-10-2009 04:44 PM

Cherry is merry, but ash is a smash!
Makore is sorry, but cedar is neater!
Aspen can happen, but pine is devine!
Elm overwhelms, but teak makes you weak!

(oh boy…. I need a life. sorry.)

-- Got Wood?

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#10 posted 03-14-2010 01:18 AM

pine in your hine (hiney)

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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#11 posted 03-14-2010 01:33 AM

Thats a nice haul of Poplar.

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#12 posted 12-31-2010 02:19 AM

I would have thought 1000 bdft would have looked huge and intimidating. but it is not that intimidating


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