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    Saw milling directory

    John Hughes Woodmizer lt40 Lucas 8 /25 swing mill. Based near Dunmow Essex
  2. John Hughes

    Show your tractors

    It is a MT8 35 HP . The trailer is a Negrisola, Italian made I think. John
  3. John Hughes

    Show your tractors

    I haven't posted a photo of my baby Zetor lately.
  4. John Hughes

    Large Oak butts for Sale

    Where abouts are they?
  5. John Hughes

    Which preservative?

    Thanks for the link, I have ordered some. Do you spray it on? Down here in the sunny south I have no problems with any timber except the Corsican pine. The only way I can get it to dry without mold is to stand it up in the full sun.
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    Which preservative?

    Is wykabor the most cost effective way of stopping mold and staining occuring on freshly milled Corsican pine. Where is the best source. I am not keen on using it as some of the timber will be planed when dry. We are really struggling to stop it going moldy. Thanks John
  7. John Hughes

    Lucas Mill Engine Toast?

    I have used Uni Power of GT Dunmow. I have always found them helpful.
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    Drying corsican pine

    Has anyone got any suggestions on how to dry this without it discolouring and mould forming. We have tried outside and in well a vented shed. Today we learnt that even the timber we had pressure treated has mould forming on it. We have the problem with both winter and summer felled timber. Thank John Sent from my GT-I9505 using Arbtalk mobile app
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    Woodmizer lt30 price

    I have had my 1992 Woodmizer Lt40 for over 10 years. It still cuts very well and is an excellent machine.


    <p> I am at cm61jn </p>

    <p>I could take logs and a small amount of chip.</p>



  11. John Hughes

    Mobile Saw Mill for Oak Tree in back garden

    I could help but I think there will be others who are closer to you. It sounds like a job for a Lucas mill. If you find you do not have a enough timber for your project ,we can supply pine milled in woodland near Welwyn. John
  12. John Hughes

    The last shovel maker

    FolkStreams » The Last Shovel Maker Finally found a use for those poplar butts:001_rolleyes:
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    milling pics and vids

    Future oak table? Sent from my GT-I9505 using Arbtalk mobile app
  14. John Hughes

    Fransgard winch dismantle

    Well I got the shaft out with a bit of heat. This old winch has been much abused. There is hardly a bit of metal on it that hasn't been bent or welded. So I was not too surprised to find the shaft was visibly bent. I turned a new shaft and the new coupling arm arrived this morning. It is now all back together and I look forward to getting it back in the woods to try it out. I bought the winch from Chef fins auctions as an unsold lot for under £300. I think it will do me well. Thanks John Sent from my GT-I9505 using Arbtalk mobile app
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    Fransgard winch dismantle

    Quick update. I took the cable off and the winch now sits outside my workshop. So far the center shaft is refusing to move. I made up a pusher but no luck yet. I need to get some more gas and will try heat at the weekend. Sent from my GT-I9505 using Arbtalk mobile app


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