Category Archives: Lucas Sawmill

Red Oak Salvage

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In the hardwood bottom-lands of the Mississippi Delta, large oaks, maples and hickorys die every day.  Some just get old and fall.  Some are unlucky enough to get struck by lightning and crash to the ground suddenly.   In any … Continue reading

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Laminated Hickory table with natural bark edge

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  This hickory table uses 1×4″ boards that were reassembled using a biscuit joiner to give the appearance of a solid slab.  The bark on the edge pieces were kept for added interest and gives the table a rustic look. … Continue reading

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Brew Shed

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We recently finished a new addition to the shop facility that will serve as an outdoor woodworking area and brewing shed.  In fact, we mashed, cooked &  tanked our first 5 gallons of Barrack Farms English Brown Ale into the … Continue reading

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Hickory Table

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I found this tree standing dead about 4 years ago in the woods behind my house.  Death by thunderstorm surprised this beauty.   The top of the tree,  shattered by a sudden lightning strike, lay on the ground next to … Continue reading

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Shed space

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“A man can never have enough shed space”. You can quote me on that.  On a recent trip home, I completed  this project which has been on the “to do” list for some years with lumber milled on the farm.  Trees … Continue reading

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Woodstove

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After years of freezing my arse off in the shop in wintertime, I decided to kill three birds with one stone.  By taking an old 55 gal. barrel that was laying around and converting it into a woodstove, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Flintstone table

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I finally finished the “Flintstone” table, then shipped it and installed it in our apartment in Mexico City.  It is really nice to have a couple of pieces of furniture from home around so we don’t get too homesick. The … Continue reading

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Rustic coffee table made from sawmill slabs

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Previous posts described the sawmill slabbing attachment in detail. http://barrackfarms.com/wordpress/lucas-sawmill-slabbing-attachment/ Here we have a rustic coffee table design made entirely from slabs cut with the sawmill last summer.  After rough cutting with the chain saw, the curves in the base … Continue reading

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Oak workbench

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After 3 years in storage, some of the first white and red oak I processed through the sawmill has been converted into this variation on a traditional workbench design for woodworking.  It features a super heavy “L” shaped end vice … Continue reading

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Tables for Sale

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I’ve currently got a good selection of air dried oak (red & white) and hickory slabs, large beams and lumber for your woodworking projects . Please contact me at barrackfarms@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing wood. I’ve included some … Continue reading

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