Timber Techniques Training

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The Baird Family from North Carolina visited Timbergreen for a week of training....

 

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A hike through the trails - we discussed Full Vigor Forestry

 

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The next day, Daniel prepares to bore-cut his first tree.

 

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Elizabeth practices the open faced notch before felling her first tree

 

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Sawmilling logs into lumber was the next day's topic

 

 

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Fresh sawn lumber is stacked in the pre-drying chamber of the Solar Cycle Kiln

 

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The next day we ripped dry lumber into flooring blanks on the edger saw. The wood was then run through the molder in the barn woodworking shop to make tongue and groove flooring.

 

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The ATV was a popular ride all week long

 

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The last day we installed the flooring - cherry and birch is nailed to the subfloor by Daniel

 

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Wallace sands the floor smooth

 

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The whole family had cameras... here is the favorite photo

 

We all had a fun week together!

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The Bairds are currently setting up their own woodworking business at home

click here for Wallace's description of the week

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