Log Blog

  1. Boules Out! Log Blog #3

    Boules Out! Log Blog #3
    This load of 54mm thick English Oak was first air dried indoors for six months. The boules were placed eight metres high on our racks, where they had good air flow and low relative humidity, thanks to our wood-fired biomass heating. After seven weeks in our kiln at a low 35°C, the moisture content reached 10% - perfect for indoor...
  2. Burr & Brrrr! - Log Blog #2

    Burr & Brrrr! - Log Blog #2
    On the 8th of February we started cross cutting our frozen Burr and Brown Oak logs to reveal their inner beauty. Some burr and pip just sits on the surface like a cow pat, these however went right into the heart of the log. A Big Lump on the Forklift Truck Here are some photos of the Pippy Brown Oak...
  3. Log Blog #1 - February 2021

    Log Blog #1 - February 2021
    The 1st of February was a lovely crisp day up here in Yorkshire, perfect for unloading/reloading our 40ft kiln. This load was 300 cubic feet of really gorgeous Pippy Oak cut at 30mm thick, which had been in for eight weeks, after first air drying. Most of the boards came out straight and flat with almost zero degrade. We always...

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