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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Hand Milled Timber Bench...

6:00 pm - 60 degrees - mostly cloudy...

Last weekend Tony got out his Alaskan Chainsaw Mill and started cutting on a storm damaged Douglas Fir tree {click here}.  He continued to work on that same tree all week, milling out several live edge and slab style benches and is getting pretty good at it.  The benches look great! 

Here are some pictures of what he’s done...

4' and 5' unfinished Douglas Fir slab benches

the Alaskan Chainsaw Mill creates a lot of sawdust 

Start to finish... one storm damaged Douglas fir tree
 turns into a 10' unfinished Douglas fir slab bench.
 If you're looking for chainsaw milling supplies {click here}.

1 comment:

  1. Nice and Thick!
    Old style Picnic Tables that are a fraction of that size last for what seams forever.



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