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Author Topic: Whatcha Sawin' ???  (Read 675915 times)

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Offline nativewolf

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6380 on: May 19, 2017, 09:28:04 am »
I wonder if he'd have done better by selling them for poles and buying rough sawn 1" pine from another bloke.

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6381 on: May 19, 2017, 01:49:06 pm »
No, there is no market for this small size/number of logs and finding the lumber for this price would not have been possible.  He made a good decision.  As you can see in the background this is plantation Pine.

Sure, I would have probably made more by sawing hourly rate, but he needed some figures to work his budget and I am willing to "man up" to the task.  It will be interesting to compare the outcome but I will do OK.
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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6382 on: May 19, 2017, 05:01:17 pm »
Plus it could give yor punkin colrd sowdust makin machine a break from dem big uns!

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6383 on: May 19, 2017, 05:12:22 pm »
Well said Paul but just my luck that someone would show up with a big one!
 

 
I am thinking that I'm gonna have to quarter this Cypress butt log.  What say you??
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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6384 on: May 19, 2017, 05:14:18 pm »
I think they may have logged that one when their equipment was new!

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6385 on: May 19, 2017, 06:21:00 pm »
Well said Paul but just my luck that someone would show up with a big one!
 

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I am thinking that I'm gonna have to quarter this Cypress butt log.  What say you??

Call the Bibbyman, we got some whittlin' to do!

Are those outriggers or is somebody *really* good at parallel parking?

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6386 on: May 19, 2017, 07:07:37 pm »
Well said Paul but just my luck that someone would show up with a big one!
 

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I am thinking that I'm gonna have to quarter this Cypress butt log.  What say you??

Me thinks somebody planted those "outriggers" in the concrete after that log was parked there to help discourage theft.

Call the Bibbyman, we got some whittlin' to do!

Are those outriggers or is somebody *really* good at parallel parking?

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6387 on: May 20, 2017, 12:05:29 pm »
We have rain coming the first of the week so I have this scheduled beginning Thursday of next week.
 

 
 

 
 

 
I see some junk in there but also some fairly nice logs.  It will be woodworking/hobby lumber so some of it will be live edged and also some thicker stuff.  At least I can try out my new Setworks Display.

I have three days set aside to saw it, but it only looks like two day's work.  I will move the RV nearby so Pat & I can also have a mini-vacation of sorts.  Yup, me sawing and her shopping and kicking back.   ::)
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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6388 on: May 20, 2017, 12:26:24 pm »
Not fair. You have shade near those logs.

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6389 on: May 20, 2017, 12:43:25 pm »
   The last time I had a mobile sawing job with well stacked logs in a level field with great access and a shade tree they all had pine sawyer grubs in them and were no good. We sawed 2 logs and canceled the job. I knew it was too good to be true.
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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6390 on: May 20, 2017, 05:39:25 pm »
Was up to the family property this week to get my garden planted.  Brought back one more little walnut "play" log that I had forgotten about.  Only about 5 footer, kind of the crotchety leftover from the tree.


Opened first face


Cut a couple of cookies from the crotch side to level and square it.  Think this one will be a clock when I get it dried.


Then turned one more time and plain sawed 4/4 with one live edge the rest of the way down to a final 2" slab.  Turned out to have some interesting light dark contrasting figure(2 inch slab on top).


Had a couple of what I thought were "scabs" leftover until I got to looking at them and thought they were interesting(especially the dark completely surrounded by light on the top one) so I kept them.  Would love some opinions from the FF genius club on possible uses.


All in all a fun little log.  My walnut stash growth


And that is a good thing my friend (old MM saying).

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6391 on: May 20, 2017, 05:56:00 pm »
And a nice looking stash but your clock cookie will crack.   :-\
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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6392 on: May 20, 2017, 06:08:07 pm »
MM, when that happens, there'll be a break in the space/time continuum.
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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6393 on: May 20, 2017, 06:12:01 pm »
Looks like no sawing for a week or more due to rain. Had a down pour that came down in buckets this afternoon that last well over an hour.

 

 

Don't think I ever saw so much rain in a short period come down. Bad thing, a lot more rain till Wednesday. :(

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6394 on: May 20, 2017, 06:26:16 pm »
Sorry about that, fishfighter. I touched my chainsaw. Every time I do that, it rains. Got a thunderstorm going on here right now.


Magicman: Would Anchorseal do any good for a cookie slice, or is it just there's too much shrinkage whether the moisture comes out the ends or the sides?

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6395 on: May 20, 2017, 06:43:06 pm »
I thought you guys had enough rain a few years ago...
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« Reply #6396 on: May 20, 2017, 07:27:37 pm »
Paul, we woulda gotten our feet wet taking our picture.   :o
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« Reply #6397 on: May 20, 2017, 07:44:00 pm »
Heck, it's starting up again. Next three days have a forecast of heavy rain. :(

Lynn, I don't think work boots would help. Maybe knee boots. ;D

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« Reply #6398 on: May 20, 2017, 09:22:28 pm »
Man Fish were still dry this way. Plaquemine had some but it didn't make it to the house yet.

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Re: Whatcha Sawin' ???
« Reply #6399 on: May 21, 2017, 12:11:33 am »
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Had a couple of what I thought were "scabs" leftover until I got to looking at them and thought they were interesting(especially the dark completely surrounded by light on the top one) so I kept them.  Would love some opinions from the FF genius club on possible uses.

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The second one looks like a good bench seat, already has the cupholder built in...

Herb