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    Default Novice Milling Guide for Turning Blanks and Slabs Tables etc

    I am not a professional miller but have a decent amount of experience at milling logs with my chainsaw mill and assisting other professional millers with their Lucas Mills. As I often do, I had another member ask me for some guidance on how to cut up his logs with his chainsaw mill for turning blanks, so I decided to put a guide together on what I generally do with some other info from the internet.

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    Very useful Neil. Thank you.
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    Thank you Neil, this is a great document.

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    Well done. Thank you very much.

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    As others have already replied, a BIG THANK YOU Neil,.
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    Very clear and very useful. Thank-you.

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    Thanks Neil, the PDF is excellent to save for future reference for those of us that need refreshing!

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    Excellent Neil!!

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    Thanks for this fine share of info ����

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    Thank you for sharing. It is a very good document for beginners to understand, cheers

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    Thanks Neil;

    Would you object if I printed off a copy for the Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild? We often get free logs given to us for slabbing and I think this would be a great aide de memoir for the millers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chief Tiff View Post
    Thanks Neil;

    Would you object if I printed off a copy for the Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild? We often get free logs given to us for slabbing and I think this would be a great aide de memoir for the millers.
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    Good idea, so many good logs / billets are ruined through poor planning of the cutting process. We were only discussing this the other day in Innisfail while looking at a pile of freshly cut turning blanks.

    I would suggest wood turners have a read up on John Jordan's excellent articles at

    https://www.johnjordanwoodturning.co..._Articles.html

    such as

    https://www.johnjordanwoodturning.co...al_Impact.html
    https://www.johnjordanwoodturning.co...ding_Wood.html
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