Slabbing a Big Red Oak Butt Log

My friend, Brandon, brought me this log from a removal job he was doing. The log has a diameter of 4′ at the base, tapers to about 3′, and flares back out to 4′ at the top. The tree was removed from a front yard in Mounds View, MN.

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