How to Cut a Nice Strait Sill Log Without a Proper Work Place or Equipment

| 9/21/2017 9:49:00 AM

Tags: off grid living, log homes, home building, remote living, chainsaws, lumbering, woodworking, portable sawmills, Nova Scotia, Canada, Manuela Mueller,


After the snow had finally melted and all of the logs were peeled by mid-April, we took the next step and started to choose the right sill logs. To get a better idea on how long the logs were and which diameter they had, Frank measured them and wrote down everything. This would make picking the right logs a lot easier. 

Don't wonder about the "Genglish" (German/English).

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Creating a Level Cutting Place

The next thing was to create a nice level work place and more challenging, to figure out a way to get a really strait cut over the complete length of the log without having a sawmill or any other kind of pre-assembled system to place the chainsaw mill on top of.

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