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Offline DeerMeadowFarm

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Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« on: April 24, 2017, 03:43:34 pm »
I'm looking for some maple boards that have patterns created by past tapping of the tree. I want to make some pint jar displays for our homemade syrup. I don't need a whole lot of it; just a few boards. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2017, 07:04:08 am »
I had 6 5ft logs that was over 48in on the small end and split them with the chain saw  so they could be sawed the one log had over a 100 spiel marks on one side  and no one would saw them they didn't want to hit an old sap spiel I even offered to pay for the blades they where neat some of the holes never filled in they all made good fire wood what a shame

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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2017, 07:48:35 am »
 :( That's a bummer. I hope someone has some...?

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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2017, 06:13:33 pm »
Necessity is the mother of invention. You could make some, drill holes in a maple log where ever you want, brush the holes with some dark/black stain, let dry and saw out the boards you desire.

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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2017, 10:09:21 pm »
I went through approx 2mbf of sugar maple today and I actually found a slab that had tap holes in it.  What happened to the boards, no idea!  But I have about 3mbf more to saw this weekend so if I happen to find any I'll set some aside.
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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2017, 08:45:08 pm »
I was at the Mass Maple warehouse last Saturday and they had some small tables made from maple with tap holes. Give them a call, they may have some left over boards.
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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2017, 06:23:26 pm »
Just sawn some 3 weeks ago .
Sold right of the mill almost
Might have some more coming it if so will let you know
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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2017, 05:30:46 am »
Ok Bruno, thanks

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Re: Tap stained maple boards in Mass
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2017, 05:58:02 am »
I have some, pm me if still interested. I can post pics if you want.
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