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If you wanted to do it on the sawmill. I would cut boards that are 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 and the length of the log. Then I would cut the boards to 6 1/2 length then build a sled that fits on the mill that holds the block so one end is 2 1/2 above the other. Make the sled so it can hold maybe 20 blocks at a time. It would only take about 50 8 foot long boards and about 45 passes cutting the angles with the mill to make 1800 wedges.

Could you cut the board described (2.5x5.5"), then tilt it up 2.5" on one side, and rip the whole board on the mill so you end up with two wedges the correct profile but as long as the log? Then you'd just need a chopsaw with a stop...?

Quote from: Joe Hillmann on April 18, 2017, 05:33:06 pmIf you wanted to do it on the sawmill. I would cut boards that are 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 and the length of the log. Then I would cut the boards to 6 1/2 length then build a sled that fits on the mill that holds the block so one end is 2 1/2 above the other. Make the sled so it can hold maybe 20 blocks at a time. It would only take about 50 8 foot long boards and about 45 passes cutting the angles with the mill to make 1800 wedges.Could you cut the board described (2.5x5.5"), then tilt it up 2.5" on one side, and rip the whole board on the mill so you end up with two wedges the correct profile but as long as the log? Then you'd just need a chopsaw with a stop...?

Quote from: wooddust on April 19, 2017, 10:52:27 amQuote from: Joe Hillmann on April 18, 2017, 05:33:06 pmIf you wanted to do it on the sawmill. I would cut boards that are 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 and the length of the log. Then I would cut the boards to 6 1/2 length then build a sled that fits on the mill that holds the block so one end is 2 1/2 above the other. Make the sled so it can hold maybe 20 blocks at a time. It would only take about 50 8 foot long boards and about 45 passes cutting the angles with the mill to make 1800 wedges.Could you cut the board described (2.5x5.5"), then tilt it up 2.5" on one side, and rip the whole board on the mill so you end up with two wedges the correct profile but as long as the log? Then you'd just need a chopsaw with a stop...?Then the wedges would be cut across the grain and would be very easy to break.