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Milling Juniper Logs

Posted by Melanie Heinrich on

Spent a couple of days getting these logs ready to mill and a day at the mill. That is only the beginning as most know that wood has to dry before you can build anything from it. Right now the meter is reading 22% water level. Once it is down to 12 or 11 even I can start to create things using this beautiful straight grained wood. I ihave a bunch of ideas for it like sofa tables, coffee tables, benches, clocks, dog food stations and a bunch more. Sign up at the top of my Home page www.mhstudios.com and...

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Retrieving Maple Burls

Posted by Melanie Heinrich on

You have seen the large birdhouses that I sell? Click Here. Several of them have Maple burl faces on them. This image shows me harvesting them from a fallen tree. I actually went out and bought a chainsaw for the project. The home owner was great he was an artist too so I understood my desire to make something from the burls. Check out my Youtube video on making small mini Slabs from burls and Roots.  

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