Logs to Lumber

The idea of turning the trees that fall down in the yard into lumber sounded really cool. I’m sure it’s much better for the environment than using it as firewood.

I recently acquired a 14″ Rikon bandsaw that I’ve been drooling over for a while, and it’s the perfect machine for resawing logs into lumber.

Conveniently, the winds knocked down a few trees in the yard, so I rounded up a few of the logs (box elder and willow) to run through the bandsaw.

Here’s how it turned out.

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