Homemade Lumber

Photographs: Sharron R. McMillan Feb. 20, 2016

Photographs: Sharron R. McMillan Feb. 20, 2016

This is taking self – sufficiency to a whole new level for us.  Today we tackled the pile of old cedar logs that have been lying around for some time, windfalls from winter storms, and made them into beautiful boards using our new Woodland Mill. It was like magic to see the transformation from log to lumber with beautiful grain and amazing scent.  Very satisfying day for Hisnibs I’d say.

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6 Responses to Homemade Lumber

  1. hernibs says:

    It feels like taking part in some magic transformation. Very happy, thanks.


  2. Heather says:

    Feels so good to use something rather than let it go to waste. It must make you both very happy! Well done!!


  3. hernibs says:

    Thanks Jeannie. We never dreamed we could make our own lumber. Now we can build more creative spaces and beautiful things. 😉

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  4. Jeannie says:

    How self-sufficient and using what you’ve been given to the best advantage! I love stuff like this–and I agree, the smell of fresh milled cedar has to be wonderful! Good for you guys!! 🙂


  5. hernibs says:

    He has lots of projects planned to use the lumber, from woodwork to out buildings. And just to recycle the fallen trees is satisfying rather than letting them rot.


  6. lovealways7 says:

    That’s awesome…are they for sale? Another income! Is Ken going to paint pictures on some!! Just wondering ☺️



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