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    Here's some aspen wood I bought from a local sawmill yesterday .Got it all sticker piled and weighted down for drying.
    It is half 4/4 and half 8/4. Not much good for clocks or really fine fretwork but great for shelves , keepsake and jewelry boxes, picture frames and miscelaneous small furniture projects.
    W.Y.

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    HI BILL how long will that take to dry in that affull hard on the eyes place? HA HA just kiding

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      Jim;
      The general rule of thumb for air drying is one year to the inch. Howewver , that particular wood dries faster than some and I have good exposure to east, south and west sun and breeze on the edge of the hillside where it is piled so hopefully I'll be able to use some of the 1' ones on top by about september or october.
      W.Y.

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        Here's what my view over the valley looks like when the woodpile isn't in the way  
        But then , if I look out my shop window I get the same view so I guess  all is well.
        W.Y.

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          Hi Bill,
          I am glad you found your way over here this is a good forum. Have you ever used P S Wood bandsaw blades for resawing? They say that they are the best thing since sliced bread.
          Bill

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            Oldjoat;
            I have never used PS Wood bandsaw blades but I sure like the Tufftooth brand.
            Are PS Wood blades available in Canada? If so, do you have a website link to them?
            I'd like to compare specs and prices.
            W.Y.

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              great view Bill. I use R&amp blades 1/2 3 tpi cuts like butter.

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                But Wait.... There's More

                This is what I have to put up with when looking out my shop window at different times of the year.
                W.Y.

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                  Bill,
                  P S Wood's web address is www.pswood.com I was there and read about their blades. How do you put up with that ugly view OHwell someone has to do it. Glad it's you and not me you lucky stiff. I look out my window and all I see is 2 miles of farm field and it's as flat as a pancake.
                  Bill

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                    Thanks for the link;
                    I find those prices very high if they are in US funds plus shipping to Canada. I get Tufftooth silicon thin kerf blades for a LOT less than that.
                    So you're a flatlander...  So is one of my sons that lives in Saskatchewan. I was kidding my grandson about getting him a tobogan and he had no idea what I was talking about
                    W.Y.

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                      Bill,
                      Where do you get Tuff Tooth Blades? Do you have a web site for them? On that PS Wood blade A guy I know seen them ripping a 4'x4'x 2' oak board. When the guy was done cutting he told them to touch the blade and it was cold. I just thought this was worth looking in to.
                      Bill

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                        Oldjoat;
                        Here's where I get the Tufftooth blades.
                        http://www.tufftooth.com/

                        From what I have read on general WW forums, the Tufftooth and the PS Wood blades are of equal quality. The prices for Tufftooth are all in Canadian funds.
                        W.Y.

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