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    I have plenty of HP here and a sawmill and could...

    I have plenty of HP here and a sawmill and could cut something for you. I'm located just north of the Sunshine Coast.
  2. Native Olive. Here is a piece of dressed and...

    Native Olive.
    Here is a piece of dressed and oiled Native Olive. It is a very close grained and dense wood. I'm sure that it could be used for many tasks including outside. This board is right...
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  4. I think I have uploaded two photos but really I...

    I think I have uploaded two photos but really I have no idea.
    If it has happened, one photo has a picture of two biscuits about 2 inches thick. These were cut about a year ago. They were painted...
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  6. A Timber Species Stable in the Round.

    One of the people I supply wood to is a wheel wright. A part of the wheel is the hub where he requires a rather small diameter short log. He drills out the centre for the axle and the spokes go into...
  7. Adam, I grow Hoop Pine here on my farm and own a...

    Adam, I grow Hoop Pine here on my farm and own a small sawmill and can supply you with with untreated pine. Send me an email with what you require. Yes some people prefer the untreated for a...
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    If you just measure the girth, it gives an...

    If you just measure the girth, it gives an indication as to its growth rate. If you then estimate the log length in it and centre girth, you can have a volume. You can then have a guess as to what...
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    Sorry, I really have no idea as to why the link...

    Sorry, I really have no idea as to why the link isn't working. It is meant to work if that means anything.
    I think the saplings are worth looking after especially if they are in a reasonable site,...
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    H, Looks good! I've known a couple of RC's in...

    H,
    Looks good! I've known a couple of RC's in the suburbs. One sure grew well. Perhaps there was no tip moth borer there? I don't know what your site is like but if it gets a bit dry, they would...
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    Beardly, I thought that the link worked most of...

    Beardly, I thought that the link worked most of the times. Maybe try again?
    Sure tragic about the death of the large NQ tree. There is tragedy here as well with deaths from dry weather and over...
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    Mick, None of my trees would be really old. I...

    Mick, None of my trees would be really old. I don't think anything survived the initial clearing about 100 years ago. All have come up since then as the rainforest reclaims the land again. Yes, the...
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    Images of Red Cedar Trees.

    I trust it is okay to put this link here.
    I grow Red Cedar trees here on my farm. I take it all rather seriously and have done an inventory, measured and numbered them and placed them on a mudmap....
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    I grow HP here on my farm and have a sawmill....

    I grow HP here on my farm and have a sawmill. What sort of dimensions are you asking for and the other obvious question is about knots? I also have some Rose Gum, better known as Flooded Gum. I'm...
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    I grow trees on my farm and I'm located just...

    I grow trees on my farm and I'm located just north of the Sunshine Coast. I mostly grow Hoop Pine but I also grow Red Cedar, Qld Maple, and Silver Ash. The dimensions you are asking for is quite wide...
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    Ian, I'm pleased that the wood from the Aph...

    Ian,
    I'm pleased that the wood from the Aph phil, the fabled axe handled wood seems to be as good as the old reputation. If you need some more, just let me know.
  18. Ian,I think you have your species wrong. The more...

    Ian,I think you have your species wrong. The more common one is Mallotus philippensis commonly called Kamala. It is the one with the red powder used for dye on the seeds. The one you have mentioned...
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    I grow trees here on my farm just north of the...

    I grow trees here on my farm just north of the Sunshine Coast and own a small sawmill. I should be able to supply you with what you want. I mostly grow Hoop Pine, Silver Ash, Qld Maple, Red Cedar...
  20. I grow trees here on my farm and saw them up. I'm...

    I grow trees here on my farm and saw them up. I'm here in Qld which does not do you any good but I have an agent in Melbourne and we are starting off a business venture together. I cut a large...
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    The Untold Story of my Debarking Bar.

    The Untold Story of my Debarking Bar.
    Debarking bars are perhaps an old fashioned tool that is used to debark logs. Debarking logs is perhaps not as common as it used to be but I certainly still...
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    A lot happens between birth and death. What I...

    A lot happens between birth and death. What I like, maybe I really like and so much want some more so I take it all a bit seriously and make some good plans, but then, when it has all gone, it has...
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    To me, as I get older, I can't help but think...

    To me, as I get older, I can't help but think about life and how I've gotten to where I am. When younger, for sure, you just take it as it comes. Of course, I like to think about it all but as you...
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    H, Thanks for all of that. Yes, I'm still here...

    H, Thanks for all of that. Yes, I'm still here with the trees. In a good site, Red Cedar can do quite well. Luckily, there were no serious fires around here and our spring and early summer was dry...
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    Taking Life Seriously.

    Taking Life Seriously.
    I believe that I had a difficult childhood for many reasons which even now I won't talk about. As a consequence there was a lot of pressure on me to perform academically which...
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    George, yes, you make an important point. I grow...

    George, yes, you make an important point. I grow Red Cedar here on my farm and it is not the log length I'm interested in but log diameter. It is the wide boards that are worth the money and not the...
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    I grow timber and have a small sawmill and am...

    I grow timber and have a small sawmill and am located exactly next door to the Sunshine Coast. I sell a little bit of wood from the farm here and you would be welcome to visit . I have at the moment,...
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    QUEENSLAND Silver Ash: Free and Sell

    I've cut a large Silver Ash a few days ago and am sawing it up at the moment. I have plenty of left over pieces that I'm happy to give away. Naturally I have some boards to sell as well.
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    457939[ATTACH=CONFIG]457940457941 This is...

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    This is another Axe Handle tree I found a few days ago that had fallen over in the rainforest here. It is not really a good log but it certainly looks...
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    It is now getting close to a year ago I cut this...

    It is now getting close to a year ago I cut this Rusty Tulip Oak and even now, on some days, when standing close to the stack, there is still this strange musty aroma coming from the wood .
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    Fuzzie, Usually the tree is quite small, maybe...

    Fuzzie, Usually the tree is quite small, maybe probably because it is slow growing but this one had a little size to it and has good quality wood. Sorry about #5 but I had a lot of trouble getting...
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    If this works, here are two photos of the Axe...

    If this works, here are two photos of the Axe Handle Wood.
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    Here are two photos, but what an effort. I still...

    Here are two photos, but what an effort. I still have no idea how to up load photos!!
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    WANTED:QLD. We certainly have trouble uploading photos. ...

    We certainly have trouble uploading photos.
    Yes, here is a photo of the Rusty Tulip Oak.
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    WANTED:QLD. file:///C:/Users/BOB/Desktop/2019-06-21%2009.40.58...

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    WANTED:QLD. Ross, I have some Rusty Tulip Oak. It is an...

    Ross, I have some Rusty Tulip Oak. It is an unnamed Argyrodendron species from KinKin. I've looked up the Red Tulip Oak in Aust Rainforest Woods and the timbers look rather similar. I can post you a...
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    Rare Timbers; Axe Handle Wood.

    Rare Timbers.
    I'd like to think that there are some wood workers who like using some of the very special rainforest timbers that we have in Australia. Just recently a smallish Aphananthe...
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    I grow QMaple here on my farm near Gympie and...

    I grow QMaple here on my farm near Gympie and should be able to supply you if you are still looking.
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    Brad, I grow a variety of trees on my farm...

    Brad,
    I grow a variety of trees on my farm particularly, Hoop Pine, Red Cedar, Qld Maple, Silver Ash, Gympie Messmate, Flooded Gum and many lesser others. I have two sawmills and would be happy to...
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    I cut up a small tree a few months ago. The wood...

    I cut up a small tree a few months ago. The wood I thought was a bit plain but I didn't notice any problems with drying out. Unfortunately though, I haven't found anyone who is interested but I note...
  41. Transcendence, Here, Now and Around us.

    I was visited by about a dozen architecture students yesterday. It turned out that most of them were Asians. They were interested in my timber, specifically Gympie Messmate and the sawmill. They...
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    It's been over 2 months now since I cut the Rusty...

    It's been over 2 months now since I cut the Rusty Tulip Oak and until a few days ago, when ever I went into the open sided shed, the aroma is still quite pronounced. I think this persistence is quite...
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    QUEENSLAND Probably not so much like that as the trees are a...

    Probably not so much like that as the trees are a bit young, about 30 years old.
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    QUEENSLAND Brizylad, I'm located between KinKin and Gympie...

    Brizylad, I'm located between KinKin and Gympie at a place called Cedar Pocket. I have quite a large order for some 7"x1" and I'm sure I will have some boards or logs and naturally the smaller top...
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    QUEENSLAND Qld Maple timber

    Over the next week or so, I will be cutting some QM logs for an order. If anyone whats some, they are welcome to contact me and I will see what I can do . I'm happy to sell these smaller dimensions...
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    White Beech timber

    White Beech timber.
    I have two logs of White Beech and will soon be sawing them up. I will be selling the timber and was wondering if anyone wants some and what dimensions? I will probably be asking...
  47. The first photo is of the shed not long after it...

    The first photo is of the shed not long after it was sort of completed and the sawmill moved in. The twin rainbow just sets the scene. The walking track is taken from left to right across the face of...
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  49. A Story of a Walk Through my Treeplanter's Farm

    The Jungle Path as a Walking Meditation

    Dear readers, this is a true story of the walking track I have made over the years on my farm. If anyone doubts my story in any way, or are curious and...
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    The Aromas of Wood.

    There is an interesting article in the International Wood Collectors Society's current magazine about the odours of wood.
    In it the author points out that the odours are from volatile chemicals and...
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