How To Cut Railroad Ties
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Railroad ties are one of the strongest, sturdiest, and longest lasting building materials you could work with.But, all of that strength and durability comes at a cost.If you've ever worked with them in the past, you already know how difficult they can be to work with.
While using railroad ties for projects around the home is difficult, it isn't impossible, and you can learn how to cut railroad ties by following the tips in this guide.It's easy to become intimidated when working with these gargantuan pieces of wood, but fear not, by the time you're finished with this guide, you should feel confident enough to tackle your project.
A Word of Caution Before you get started on your project, there are a few things you'll want to consider.The first of which is the difficulty of the work.Railroad ties are not only exceptionally large, but they often contain grit, rocks, and other materials embedded inside the tie for added durability.
This makes them far more difficult to cut than an equivalent sized piece of wood.Railroad ties are also coated with a carcinogenic compound called Creosote which is designed to weatherproof the ties.Creosote can also irritate your eyes, lungs,...