Saturday, September 1, 2012

Making Fine Furniture from Old Trees

Rather than seeing beautiful old (60 to 100 years) Oaks, Elms, and European Ash trees chipped when they become deceased and dangerous, using a local tree surgeon and a Lucas Mill, set up at near the workshop in the paddock, wonderful results can ensue!

Old Oak destined to come down
Oak ready to be Milled

Technical discussions on the best way to mill.

Our 'assistants'

The Timber stack grows quickly

Possible Table Legs


Using the Chain Saw to cut Elm slabs

Elm 'Book Match'

European Ash

European Ash

The last Log for the day as the sun sets

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