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Hello all, I'm Tom or pigpen60 I dont have a router yet but Its on its way. I prefer welding and machining but I built a chainsaw mill and cut some boards that need to be trued up to do something with. I am a retired maintenance mechanic.
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Welcome to the forum, Tom! Add your first name to your profile to clear the N/a in the side panel. Add your location to your profile, as well.

We do like photos so show us your shop, tools, projects, etc. whenever you're ready. What sort of woodworking are you planning or doing with the boards once you true them up?

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Welcome from a fellow newbie!
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Hi Tom and welcome. I bought one of those type mills and cut some logs with early this summer. It's quite a workout for both the person and the chainsaw. The trick is getting the first slab off to get a level working surface. If I were going to do that with any regularity I think I would build something closer to a Logosol and have one side flop down on hinges to make it easy to load logs on and then run the saw on fixed rails.
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Welcome to the forum Tom.

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Enjoy the knowledge of others that can be found within.

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Welcome to the Forums,Tom. You will like this one.Many experts on many subjects,something for everyone. James.jj777746

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G'day and welcome to the forum, Tom.

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Welcome to the forum Tom. Location helps when questions arise about equipment as it also let's us know the common voltages for that region.
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