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Old 01-09-2008, 01:20 PM
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Default Re: Homemade lathe...

Originally Posted by striperjim View Post
The trees are a giant obstacle. 80 foot pines.

I wonder how many plugs you can get from a 80 foot pine? Get out the calculators. My guess is about 1000. Let's see....80 feet is 960 inches cut into 9 inch slabs yields 107 slabs. If 9 to 10 plugs come out of each slab, then that's allot of turning, sealing and painting.
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