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Posted on I have opportunity to take down a black walnut tree, but don't know what I'm doing.

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jmartel

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#1 posted 08-08-2016 02:22 PM



I haven t seen the trees yet, but it sounds like they are 14” and 18” diameter near the trunk.

- Dan Wolfgang

That wouldn’t be worth it for me. That 14” trunk will probably result in about 5-6” wide heartwood at the widest section of boards. Especially when you factor in paying for the sawyers time and blades.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.


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