Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-13-2017, 08:57pm   #1 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #327
NCM Supporter '16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
GTMS 18
Points: 62,761, Level: 100
Activity: 70.2%
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 31,905
Thanks: 14,169
Thanked 10,694 Times in 5,189 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5956545
Default I think he needs a bigger splitter

My friend Tom got some oak. The piece on the splitter is 40" across
Attached Thumbnails
I think he needs a bigger splitter-need-bigger-splitter.jpg  

JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2017, 09:00pm   #2 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 119,563, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 51,301
Thanks: 8,764
Thanked 17,732 Times in 9,572 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29001436
Default

Nice cutting board!
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to DAB For This Useful Post:
Old 02-13-2017, 09:06pm   #3 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 21,594, Level: 100
Activity: 78.0%
 
04 commemorative's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Down the Shore,New Jersey
Posts: 5,476
Thanks: 508
Thanked 1,485 Times in 897 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $100027594
Default

Use a maul
04 commemorative is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2017, 09:11pm   #4 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #90125
Points: 86,693, Level: 100
Activity: 99.4%
 
bill_daniels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Houston, Tejas, Estados Unidos
Posts: 34,830
Thanks: 8,961
Thanked 11,725 Times in 6,469 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2588343
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 04 commemorative View Post
Use a maul






bill_daniels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2017, 09:32pm   #5 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 48,896, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 29,268
Thanks: 10,536
Thanked 10,111 Times in 5,219 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29489074
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JRD77VET View Post
My friend Tom got some oak. The piece on the splitter is 40" across
It'll split. I helped my cousin last weekend split some oak that big on a splitter about that size.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
Nice cutting board!
Question. I've cut 2 and 3 inch slabs out of a log (oak) about the size of the one pictured in Jeff's post, and set them aside in a dry place to dry out. Wanted them just for making end tables, but they always split. Is there a particular way I could cure them to keep that from happening?
OddBall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2017, 10:36pm   #6 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #45
Bantayan Kids '13
Points: 14,165, Level: 82
Activity: 13.2%
 
Ol' Timer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: In the Ozarks
Posts: 4,579
Thanks: 1,204
Thanked 1,706 Times in 944 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1018263
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by OddBall View Post
It'll split. I helped my cousin last weekend split some oak that big on a splitter about that size.



Question. I've cut 2 and 3 inch slabs out of a log (oak) about the size of the one pictured in Jeff's post, and set them aside in a dry place to dry out. Wanted them just for making end tables, but they always split. Is there a particular way I could cure them to keep that from happening?
Coat the ends with Anchorseal.
Ol' Timer is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Ol' Timer For This Useful Post:
Old 02-13-2017, 10:55pm   #7 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 119,563, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 51,301
Thanks: 8,764
Thanked 17,732 Times in 9,572 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29001436
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ol' Timer View Post
Coat the ends with Anchorseal.
Or latex paint.

They will otherwise dry too fast and split.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to DAB For This Useful Post:
Old 02-13-2017, 11:59pm   #8 (permalink)
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 121,283, Level: 100
Activity: 99.8%
 
Kerrmudgeon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Canada's Capital
Posts: 46,339
Thanks: 12,684
Thanked 14,211 Times in 7,595 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $4611407
Default

I always hate seeing an old oak like that in good shape....cut down.
Kerrmudgeon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 08:01am   #9 (permalink)
Barn Raising I,II,III
Points: 9,466, Level: 67
Activity: 10.7%
 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,857
Thanks: 100
Thanked 483 Times in 324 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $509371
Default

Real shame seeing it turn into firewood, too.
Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Dave For This Useful Post:
Old 02-14-2017, 09:29am   #10 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 21,594, Level: 100
Activity: 78.0%
 
04 commemorative's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Down the Shore,New Jersey
Posts: 5,476
Thanks: 508
Thanked 1,485 Times in 897 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $100027594
Default

I also use my light saber !
Attached Thumbnails
I think he needs a bigger splitter-light-saber-1.jpg  

04 commemorative is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to 04 commemorative For This Useful Post:
Old 02-14-2017, 09:43am   #11 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 25,507, Level: 100
Activity: 18.2%
 
Olustee bus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Olustee, Fl
Posts: 7,029
Thanks: 2,331
Thanked 1,692 Times in 971 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1226609
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
Nice cutting board!
Do you know anyone who would know that for sure?

Olustee bus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 09:47am   #12 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 119,563, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 51,301
Thanks: 8,764
Thanked 17,732 Times in 9,572 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29001436
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Olustee bus View Post
Do you know anyone who would know that for sure?

Actually, oak is a poor choice for a cutting board.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 11:34am   #13 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 42,747, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
boracayjohnny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Out back of Victory Over America Palace, Baghdad while throwing chicken bones.
Posts: 18,098
Thanks: 5,036
Thanked 6,454 Times in 3,266 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1310387
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
Actually, oak is a poor choice for a cutting board.
Why? I'm in the "Don't know nuffin' 'bout them woods" category.
boracayjohnny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 11:56am   #14 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 119,563, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 51,301
Thanks: 8,764
Thanked 17,732 Times in 9,572 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29001436
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by boracayjohnny View Post
Why? I'm in the "Don't know nuffin' 'bout them woods" category.
red oak is an open grain wood, it has holes that go all the way thru it. that would allow juices to absorb into it and stay there. that's why it is NOT used for curing booze. white oak is used for that, as it is a closed grain wood.

other closed grain woods, hardwoods, include walnut, maple, and cherry. all good choices for a cutting board. you could also use white oak for a cutting board, or parts of one, as i have done before.

DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to DAB For This Useful Post:
Old 02-14-2017, 12:01pm   #15 (permalink)
Barn Raising II,III
NCM Supporter '13
Bantayan Kids '17
Points: 82,083, Level: 100
Activity: 99.2%
 
snide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 44,404
Thanks: 21,179
Thanked 9,080 Times in 4,675 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $113039390
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
red oak is an open grain wood, it has holes that go all the way thru it. that would allow juices to absorb into it and stay there. that's why it is NOT used for curing booze. white oak is used for that, as it is a closed grain wood.

other closed grain woods, hardwoods, include walnut, maple, and cherry. all good choices for a cutting board. you could also use white oak for a cutting board, or parts of one, as i have done before.

You seem to know your wood.
snide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 12:07pm   #16 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
Points: 119,563, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 51,301
Thanks: 8,764
Thanked 17,732 Times in 9,572 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29001436
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by snide View Post
You seem to know your wood.
i know enough for what i do.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 02:11pm   #17 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 16,203, Level: 87
Activity: 73.9%
 
OldSarge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: In Ontario Canada, in the rural zone
Posts: 9,433
Thanks: 3,503
Thanked 1,564 Times in 1,096 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $652170
Default

It's good to know your wood.....................

You just have to handle it right to get a good finish...........
OldSarge is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 08:20pm   #18 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #327
NCM Supporter '16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
GTMS 18
Points: 62,761, Level: 100
Activity: 70.2%
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 31,905
Thanks: 14,169
Thanked 10,694 Times in 5,189 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5956545
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kerrmudgeon View Post
I always hate seeing an old oak like that in good shape....cut down.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dave View Post
Real shame seeing it turn into firewood, too.
I asked Tom about the tree, here's his reply

At a friends house. Old age - mostly dead. Cut before it decided to fall on its own.
JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to JRD77VET For This Useful Post:
Old 02-14-2017, 08:30pm   #19 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #90125
Points: 86,693, Level: 100
Activity: 99.4%
 
bill_daniels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Houston, Tejas, Estados Unidos
Posts: 34,830
Thanks: 8,961
Thanked 11,725 Times in 6,469 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2588343
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by OldSarge View Post
It's good to know your wood.....................

You just have to handle it right to get a good finish...........

Facepalm.

[splat]




Damn.
bill_daniels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2017, 09:06pm   #20 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #327
NCM Supporter '16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15,'17
GTMS 18
Points: 62,761, Level: 100
Activity: 70.2%
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 31,905
Thanks: 14,169
Thanked 10,694 Times in 5,189 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5956545
Default

Tom's splitter

Splitter is powered by a 2hp electric motor with a 2 stage pump and a 27" stroke cylinder.
Easy to start in cold weather, just plug in to 220V and turn on.
JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:16am.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2009 - 2018 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page