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    log furniture tool

    new guy wondering if anyone has thought of building log furniture tools
    possible various sized pipe cutter heads at one end chuck at other
    these things are expensive on line woodjack

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    I've experienced that same sticker shock. I'm assuming you've looked at the tenon cutters from Lumberjack Tools or Veritas, like in the attached images.

    We have a lot of standing dead, perfectly straight aspens on our property that I've been clearing for fire mitigation; I've been saving the nicer logs for use in furniture or perhaps various trim pieces for the house. I wish that were the only job on my house project list!

    Gary Hart built a log tenon cutter from some industrial plastic, here: Homemade Log Tenon Cutter .
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    Hello woodjack. Welcome to the forums!

    That's a great idea. I'm sure some of the gurus here can come up with a solution. I'm not a woodturner, but I think drive centers are suited of this type of job.

    Al


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