Slabbing The Red Oak Log

My friend Jim wanted to try moving a massive log that we had cut a few years ago and he figured slabbing it would be a good project for me.  So we hauled this 6,000lb log from the forest to my backyard and over the course of a few weeks, I took slice after slice off of it.  I am using a Panther Mill II with my Stihl 046.  My 42″ bar when mounted in the mill gives me around 35″ of cut width if I remove the dogs from my saw.
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5 Responses

  1. Hey Matt, Do you use any special blades on your saws to do the slabbing of those trees? Or just use a regular chainsaw blade? Thanks.

  2. Matt, Amazing work with the woodworking and videos on your process. Congrats on the recent addition to your family. Sarah and I have four kids, never a dull moment. Greetings from Nashville. Keep up the fantastic work. -Travis

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