How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill… – Eco Snippets

How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill…

How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill...

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This video demonstrates a technique for milling a redwood log into slabs of wood with a homemade Alaskan Mill, that is, with a chain saw and a simple jig as a guide…

How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill...

It’s an excellent overview of the process where the interviewer asks basic questions so that a person unfamiliar with milling techniques can learn how to mill slabs of wood with their chainsaw without spending money for additional equipment…

How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill...

How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill...

The milled wood shown here will be used to build a redwood deck…

How To Turn A Tree Into Lumber Using A Homemade Alaskan Mill...

Check out the video below to watch the process in it’s entirety…

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Dianne Carnie, Blake Carnie. interesting…

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Kristian Skjøth Madsen

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a.k.a. killing yourself witch a chainsaw ;(

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Yeah they’re ok but wasteful because of blade thickness-better off with band saw mill.

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looks like you have to be a contortionist to do it too….

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Roy Miles check this out.

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Gabrielle, thx for the video. A lot of fun. I milled one of mine once and made 21′ long 2 1/2″ planks for my shop floor. Didn’t know about heart crack but it worked well. I would have used a fulcrum to move the large log, so much easier. Reminded me of when I was yung…

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Marco Jules BramucciRic Bramucci

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Evan F E Lole How awesome would this be? I watched this vid ages ago, he really seems to know what he’s doing and creates some lovely lumber

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Didn’t see your comment John – was just about to share this with you. ?

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    Pretty cool eh Mum 🙂 x

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I would be happy if you put how to turn some dirt into a home instead of how to cut up a tree.

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With her questions, he,s a lot more patient that I would be . Beautiful grain in the log , it must be fairly soft timber tho .

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Michael Doven Gray go to about 16 minutes on this. Very cool.

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Brian Williams

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