All of the various types of wood will be cut using an LT 70 Wood Mizer portable saw mill.
Some of the logs that will be used for the Timber Frame building.
This is our portable saw mill with a temporary structure.
These boards are stickered and stored outside for natural drying.
Pine log being turned into a beam.
The slabs will be used for firing a maple sugaring hearth and as siding for some of our summer cabins.
Our neighbor who owns a large saw mill operation gave us these used stickers to use to put between the boards after they are milled. By placing a sticker between boards air will facilitate drying the milled boards.
We have six seasons in NH and this is a transition from winter to mud season.
During the winter months we have a number of cross country skiers come by our portable mill operation. This is an informational sign about what we are doing.
A cherry character log being sawn as a beam.
Every part of the tree is used for something. This sawdust pile will be taken home by Steve for use as bedding for his pigs.