Juniper Mantel/Slab

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Project by junipercanyon posted 08-02-2011 06:04 AM 3924 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I cut this slab with my alaskan chainsaw mill. This is the very first slab I cut, it came out pretty good for a first attempt, it took about 2 hours of sanding to get these pics. I just wiped it down with mineral spirits for the pictures, I still have to finish sanding out the edges and put a nice hand rubbed oil finish on it. This tree had been down for about 2 years from a range management juniper clear cut project, and typically these trees just lay out there till nature takes its course, or a prescribed burn sent through the area, or cut up for firewood. I like this option much better.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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#1 posted 08-02-2011 07:04 AM

Beautiful !!!

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#2 posted 08-02-2011 10:10 AM

Wow that really beautiful, what is that 12/4? Now thats a slab. What are you making out of her?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 01:30 PM

That is going to make someone a beautiful mantel!

-- Chuck

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#4 posted 08-02-2011 04:42 PM

Nice Slab, Nice Save, You have made this tree very happy, and us too, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#5 posted 08-02-2011 08:46 PM

lovely wood there!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 08-03-2011 12:37 AM

Very cool!! I wish I had a way to cut my own slabs!!! Can you add a review about your Alaskan Chainsaw Mill?

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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