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  1. Thread: The Firewood tree

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    It is Eucaluptus muelleriana, yellow stringy bark.

    It is Eucaluptus muelleriana, yellow stringy bark.
  2. Thread: The Firewood tree

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    The Firewood tree

    I can't remember what type of tree it is, but I planted it for firewood because it coppiced and split really well.
    It is an Eastern Australian species and is rot resistant.
    Because it splits so...
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    I had a look at those mill set-ups. I am so...

    I had a look at those mill set-ups. I am so envious at the capacity you have there for milling big logs. I liked that lifting jack design, very clever.
    What do you do with the timber?
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    485584 Ironbark poles are really heavy

    485584
    Ironbark poles are really heavy
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    Old Hilly, I am totally addicted to timber and...

    Old Hilly, I am totally addicted to timber and have wanted to mill something since I first started growing trees. The timber I have access to here is magnificent and it seems like such a waste for it...
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    Thanks Moby. I saw that Granberg have a new chain...

    Thanks Moby. I saw that Granberg have a new chain for milling that has two narrow teeth following two normal teeth. The theory is a couple of small cuts followed by two normal ones makes the cutting...
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    Good information Bob. Thanks. Sounds like I would...

    Good information Bob. Thanks. Sounds like I would need a bigger saw. I have an old Husky somewhere in the shed. I'll see how big that is and see if it would be better. Yes losing 50mm on that bar...
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    Granberg small log mill are they any good?

    I have had a couple of trees dropped at my place and I would like to get a few small slabs, about 1200mm long, 40mm thick from some of the timber. I am considering buying a Granberg small log...
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    Fast forward to 1:10 to 1:20....

    Fast forward to 1:10 to 1:20.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON_jvS8b7oM
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    By Blackwood do you mean the Acacia blackwood?

    By Blackwood do you mean the Acacia blackwood?
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    Thanks for the welcome everybody. I'm not sure...

    Thanks for the welcome everybody.
    I'm not sure what we'll be milling, the size of the timber will probably dictate what we can saw out of it. I have been eyeing off a sheoak in the front yard that...
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    Thanks for that information. This has given us...

    Thanks for that information. This has given us some real motivation to get the saw up and running again. Especially now we know it can handle a broad range of timbers. Good to know so many have used...
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    Thanks for that advice, it sounds like it will be...

    Thanks for that advice, it sounds like it will be worth the effort to get it up and running again. We have a local sheetmetal fabrictor who could copy the rusted one. But you are right, it doesn't...
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    So unless WA turns to cool-temperate rainforest I...

    So unless WA turns to cool-temperate rainforest I may not be able to grow them. Given the current spring, this may be on the cards.
    Getting the seeds legally to WA would probably be an issue too....
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    Black-hearted Sassafras potential range?

    Does anybody know if it would be possible to grow Sassafras in the SW of Western Australia? After a visit to the forests in Tasmainia I'd really like to grow some. I saw that somebody was growing...
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    Now I want to mill timber

    Hi, I have been working with timber as a hobby since I was a kid in primary school. Best effort to date is the fit-out of our kitchen with jarrah slab benchtops and and a jarrah/radiata and cypress...
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    I know this is an old thread but we have the same...

    I know this is an old thread but we have the same "Little Ripper" but haven't used it yet. We got it second-hand and I've got some reservations about using this mill as it is. It came with one guard...
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