Steam School weekend

Discussion in 'Larson Sawmill' started by cjmlarson, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. cjmlarson

    cjmlarson Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    If anyone is looking to get some volunteer hrs in, we will be sawing on Friday and Saturday of Steam School weekend. We could use some help on both days. Let me know if you can help or have any questions. Thanks.
     
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  2. DOXEY41

    DOXEY41 Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    I'll be there all day Saturday for sure.(as long as Jane says its ok) Do you have any time frame you will be running the mill?
     
  3. cjmlarson

    cjmlarson Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    We are planning to run from 8:30 to 4:00 as long as all goes as planned. This would be both Friday and Saturday. So showing up at 8:00 AM would be great and we can get every one in their correct spots.
    We will be stopping for lunch at noon. With the new addition (lean- to) rain or shine everyone should be out of the weather!!!!!:bannana:. Looking forward to see some new helpers .
     
  4. crystalaakre

    crystalaakre Mega Poster Moderator WMSTR Lifetime Member

    I believe @jason_olson and I will be around and I especially need to learn how to work these gosh darn sawmills. :scratching:
     
  5. cjmlarson

    cjmlarson Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    Thanks Crystal, the help would be greatly appreciated.

    This is a way to get your volunteer hours in. Who ever shows up, remember a pair of gloves.
     
  6. cjmlarson

    cjmlarson Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    Sawing went well this past weekend. We were a little short on help but the help that showed up worked their butts off and we got 3700 board feet sawed. We cut 1x6s and 2x6s. Edins 28 and Doc Knuts 20 on Friday ran the mill, and Edins 28 and Dillons 16 Advance were on the mill on Saturday. IMG_20160617_102501768_HDR.jpg

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    This log turner is the best!!

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    This log produced 3 boards per pass. That makes it fun for me but not for the lumber stackers. Especially when it is hot and humid.

    A big thank you to Brian, Tim, Josh, Mark, SD Jon, Craig, Clara and Jennifer.
    And the operators of the engines.
     
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  7. M Kerkvliet

    M Kerkvliet WMSTR Past President Administrator WMSTR Lifetime Member

    Great pictures Clayton and Jane! You guys never do anything half way! Exhibit is really growing!
     

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