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    Brian...IF your talking about Scott Worden's...

    Brian...IF your talking about Scott Worden's Walnut Slab work....look here;
    http://www.talkshopbot.com/forum/showthread.php?23947-Walnut-Slab

    I looked for the thread that had a link to his other...
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    Not totally happy with it. Next time I'll use a...

    Not totally happy with it.
    Next time I'll use a negative Allowance on the 1mmTBN, and THEN cut with no Allowance with the .25mmTapered Ball Nose to get rid of the "Ditch"edge of the model, and...
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    Playing again today with that Sugar Maple I cut...

    Playing again today with that Sugar Maple I cut down(cutting better than I thought:)
    Didn't get everything right, but that's why I used a piece with splits.
    Pics only go as far as the last pass...
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    What a Shame Scott to have an irregular double...

    What a Shame Scott to have an irregular double live edge slab with a HOLE in it!! :) :)
    ANOTHER beautiful piece!!

    Something satisfying working on slabs...wish I had your source/stash AND your...
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    Had a section of Sugar Maple blow down in...

    Had a section of Sugar Maple blow down in December, but didn't fall all the way to ground till March storm....only 6" section touched ground and got punky.
    Took bowsaw down to pond and got 7...
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    Walnut Branches

    Walnut branches from my Aunt's tree were fairly dry, but nowhere near fully air dried....also I removed a ton of material...so the inevitable splitting is occurring.
    Had a few of the "Twig"...
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    Bump so everyone can see my "Stupid Dust...

    Bump so everyone can see my "Stupid Dust Collector Moves" :)

    Funny...I had just emptied it before I started the crib board....Firewood made a LOT of chips!
    Hope I don't need a vac bag for another...
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    Mike, You and Vancouver Island look like you're...

    Mike, You and Vancouver Island look like you're building a nice stash! :)
    I hardly ever run across spalted...only fully figured piece I have is one Pappy Baynes gave me that I'm still trying to...
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    Branches

    Finished the last 2 branches....PITA having 6" wood and only 5.5"Z :)
    First cut was more like 3D stepover.
    Tried shimming this one so Heartwood lines matched up better.
    2:05 passes from .05-.125"...
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    First cuts....deeper and keep it thick or give to...

    First cuts....deeper and keep it thick or give to a bandsaw friend to split.
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    OK....Today I worked on the largest Walnut branch...

    OK....Today I worked on the largest Walnut branch I scrounged last August.
    Only a Unisaw with 10" blade, but it gave me a guideline for my bowsaw to finish off.
    Next got the big boy sharps out, and...
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    Seems like I may have struck a chord. I like how...

    Seems like I may have struck a chord.
    I like how Brian removes his temptation!! :)
    I regret selling my 3 wheel Inca Bandsaw(it was either that or starve), but have always meant to buy a dedicated...
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    Thanks Joe! Not many mills around here except...

    Thanks Joe!
    Not many mills around here except personally owned small ones that slab.
    I'd hound the scrap piles if there were:)
    Today's piece was within .1" of my Z topping out before a little belt...
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    Thanks guys. With today's piece I got a little...

    Thanks guys.
    With today's piece I got a little more aggressive and got pass time down to 2:04 for .125" passes.
    At least I'm beginning to understand Birdseye better!
    "FIREWOOD 2" was surfaced...
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    Today's piece. Only I can change a 4" log into a...

    Today's piece.
    Only I can change a 4" log into a 3/4" board by chasing an interesting pattern, and THEN remembering I haven't flattened the back:rolleyes:
    Fun for an "Off" day though:)

    OH...1...
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    Playing with Firewood

    I'm always amazed at what I find in firewood piles:)
    Dad and I went fly fishing last week...and the Camp we stay at had a few pieces I asked for.
    Roughed at .1" pass depth against the grain raster...
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