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My BIY Band Sawmill & Railbed
I'm thinking a patio bar and long countertop out of mesquite wood
Can't wait to see what you build with your freshly cut wood...
I guess I should have checked my spelling with spellcheck, oh wait, wench is spelt correctly, but at any rate, what ever I get here I deserve, wench = WINCH. Hope your healing process continues, I've had to duck a rolling pin from time to time. Been married for 39 years now, just had our anniversary, so things are good at the moment.
I guess I should have checked my spelling with spellcheck, oh wait, wench is spelt correctly, but at any rate, what ever I get here I deserve, wench = WINCH. Hope your healing process continues, I have to duct the rolling pin from time to time. Been married for 39 years now, just had our anniversary, so things are good at the moment.
Oh ok, napping is a good thing, just not while driving or running the sawmill. He he.
Thank you Allen for your contribution of planing slabs of wood, it will come in handy.
Yes, the wench did not work quite as well as the winch did, and the remote would not work on the wench at all, but does work on the winch quite well. Oh your avatar is sideways my Assistant1111= John.
Thank you for the kind words Allen. I would love to see someone here build my sawmill. Even make improvements to the design for others to benefit from. I am amazed at the response I'm receiving from having posted my sawmill design here. There is so much interest in every aspect of building and creating here, that I have found a home. Instructables is truely a wonderful site to share knowledge.
Avatar is Not Sideways....I am taking a Nap!!!!!! Again !!!!!! - Assistant1111
Amazing build. I've been looking at these for years and have been thinking of building one but have been intimidated with the shear (pun intended) amount of mechanical design required to create one. I've been using the chain saw method to cut boards from logs for several years now and having a big bandsaw to do this would be so much easier. Thanks for including all the details and safety concerns. v/r, Allen - Engineer_Allen
Enjoy and thanks for the patch! - Engineer_Allen
I hope that your Spare Wench with Remote Control will allow you to use the Spare WINCH you have set aside for the project. My Dear Wench will not allow me to have a Spare and when I tried to install the Remote Control it took me a week to walk without a LIMP...... - Assistant1111
HOLY WOW!!! that's awesome!!!Well planned.Well built.kudos kind sir! - DjNiX9011.
WOW!!!!!! This makes me want to build one. Looks like you took a lot of care in building an amazing mill. We all hope to see some of your future Creations. Lots of steps to Creating such a Machine. You must be very Tired. - Assistant1111
impressive!! - Shani Druker
Wow, this is really impressive. Thanks for writing it up, I favorited it! - deluges
Yea, I have a new spare wench that came with a remote control. It will be a simple matter to set it up with a rheostat and the correct sprockets. That way I can speed the rolling frame up on return for another cut and slow it down for cutting.
Thank you 1111, yes it took much time and determination, I think it to be well worth the effort, but now the real work begins, those future creations you mentioned. Fun times ahead.
That was my thought before I built the sawmill. Slabs of wood were beyond my reach before, now I can cut any type wood I want and build something wonderful.
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