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What would they be worth, 12’ long? How thick should I do then?

 

Logs are 3’ diameter tapering very slowly. 
 

Im thinking good excuse for a 3’ low pro setup. 

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Probably worth £20-25 a m3. Doesnt mean you will be able to sell for that.
Douglas for me is a construction timber so I would mill into posts, beams, studs and cladding.

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Probably worth £20-25 a m3. Doesnt mean you will be able to sell for that.
Douglas for me is a construction timber so I would mill into posts, beams, studs and cladding.



Same. I’d mill it into exterior used timber. Fencing or cladding as you say.
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9 hours ago, doobin said:

What would they be worth, 12’ long? How thick should I do then?

 

Logs are 3’ diameter tapering very slowly. 
 

Im thinking good excuse for a 3’ low pro setup. 

5F4D63BD-AF8B-4C0B-89D3-180CDF36CA5A.jpeg

Be wasting your time slabbing it - 8x2-6X2 ect or posts and beams it makes superb joinery timber but needs to be seasoned first. I would be milling that as 8X4 sleepers they will sell all day long £20-25 each green 

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Current timber prices  December 2021.  All below prices are for pressure treated and tanalised timber         IMG_20211220_155155_1.thumb.jpg.32373f1233367295d52205adcc16728d.jpg                             

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Be wasting your time slabbing it - 8x2-6X2 ect or posts and beams it makes superb joinery timber but needs to be seasoned first. I would be milling that as 8X4 sleepers they will sell all day long £20-25 each green 
They would be nearly 2ft3 each. That is way too cheap.

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16 minutes ago, muttley9050 said:
1 hour ago, topchippyles said:
Be wasting your time slabbing it - 8x2-6X2 ect or posts and beams it makes superb joinery timber but needs to be seasoned first. I would be milling that as 8X4 sleepers they will sell all day long £20-25 each green 

They would be nearly 2ft3 each. That is way too cheap.

What is to cheap cutting sleepers £20-25 ? 

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2 minutes ago, muttley9050 said:

12ft sleeper for £25 is too cheap
Your list says 8ft pine is £30 so why would you sell 12ft Douglas for £20 or 25

That is not my list its my mates firm up the road from me They pressure treat and tanalise it for that price. Its only a guide at the end of the day but i did a batch a few weeks back and was happy at £25 cash per sleeper.

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6 minutes ago, muttley9050 said:

12ft sleeper for £25 is too cheap
Your list says 8ft pine is £30 so why would you sell 12ft Douglas for £20 or 25

You guys need to start calling them mantles and selling them for over a ton. :D 

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