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Stood at the Major Oak Woodland Festival, Sherwood Forest at the weekend.

Unusually high number of idiots in the visitors this year but as I was behind a fence well away from them if they looked to be about to ask something stupid I'd start the mill, hence was able to do a fair bit of milling Sycamore, Sweet Chestnut and some of the Sweet Chestnut burr I harvested earlier in the year.

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Stood at the Major Oak Woodland Festival, Sherwood Forest at the weekend.
Unusually high number of idiots in the visitors this year but as I was behind a fence well away from them if they looked to be about to ask something stupid I'd start the mill, hence was able to do a fair bit of milling Sycamore, Sweet Chestnut and some of the Sweet Chestnut burr I harvested earlier in the year.
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Nice bit of burr there mate
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15 hours ago, Rough Hewn said:

Bit wet today, so went to see a certain Arbtalk forester...
Brought a couple of little pippy oaks back.
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Looks like with the amount of wood you mill you could do with a bandsaw mill. 👍

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Looks like with the amount of wood you mill you could do with a bandsaw mill.

Hmmm that has been suggested...
The only issue I have is the nails.
I cut through them with the chainsaw mills, but a band would blunt or snap.
And I cut a lot of nails
One day though....

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9 hours ago, Rough Hewn said:

I think you're little red one is a corker emoji106.pngemoji106.pngemoji106.png

Yeah the blade would blunten but shouldn't snap so can be reshaped etc nails also kills chains don't they? But would still be well worth it in terms off milling speed and reduce wastage in sawdust = more wood.

Yeah mine's not bad thankyou it will cut 23.5" so not too bad but I can mill bigger logs then that I just slice the bark and sapwood off both sides if need be. It will be much improved once I build a track then I'll have the best of both mobile and track at home.

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Got the pippy oak on the log deck, then rain stopped play.
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These logs are about 200-500kg each
2.5 m long.
Great external signs, can't wait to see inside...
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Went for an afternoon of chain grinding in the cellar.

The new guy is a fast learner. IMG_6654.thumb.jpg.ee1bb87c5253ccd98e9b52944d9be2af.jpgIMG_6706.thumb.jpg.e0e400d2586eeac66a1e29604a6a22de.jpg

 

3/8 full chisel, full comp, 0 degree top plate. Later I'll grind 0.65mm depth gauges

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59 minutes ago, Rough Hewn said:

Went for an afternoon of chain grinding in the cellar.

The new guy is a fast learner. IMG_6654.thumb.jpg.ee1bb87c5253ccd98e9b52944d9be2af.jpgIMG_6706.thumb.jpg.e0e400d2586eeac66a1e29604a6a22de.jpg

 

3/8 full chisel, full comp, 0 degree top plate. Later I'll grind 0.65mm depth gauges

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Any reason for the reson for 0 degree or just personal preference? Im on 10 on my slabber

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