Working With Large Pieces Of Wood
Working with large pieces of wood is article about Furniture Making bookmarked by jared with ID 12553982161 was uploaded on 26-02-2019 and has been viewed 357,206 times.
Tips To Help You Prep And Handle Big SlabsI take advantage of the ample supply of hardwoods that surround my old farmstead here in western Wisconsin.I focus primarily on fallen trees or ones that are slated for removal.
I built a solar kiln to dry the lumber and my barn is ideal for storage.I cut the log to preserve my options for future use.So, my tendency is to cut thick, wide slabs that can be used as is or cut up into smaller boards.
Large pieces of wood leave me with lots of options but it also means I have some pretty hefty slabs to deal with.I'll show you some of the tricks I use to get the most from my wood while preserving my back.
Chances are you already have most of the tools you need to tame those giant slabs of wood.When it comes to harvesting the wood and stacking it for drying, I always have a helper.The green wood is just too heavy for one person.
Ideally I'll also get some help stacking the dried wood on my assembly bench.But once the wood is in my shop, I'm typically on my own.I...