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CieloVistaRy
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Posted - 04/02/2012 :  10:12:10 AM  Show Profile  Send CieloVistaRy an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Roland,

Your use of the Golden Oak stain continues to look like a brilliant idea. I think that is one gorgeous sawmill, and I know Marty Jones would be proud of it!


Arthur

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BigLars
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Posted - 04/02/2012 :  10:51:52 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Hopeless

I should have said the building is 25 inches long and 10 inches at it's widest point. Yes those are photos of Marty Jones' sawmill under the glass. If mine comes out half as good I will be happy.

Roland



Roland,
I have seen your work, you are too modest.
I am impressed with the size and quality of this build. It looks fantastic and will be a fine addition to your RR.



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lab-dad
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Posted - 04/10/2012 :  10:55:37 AM  Show Profile  Visit lab-dad's Homepage  Send lab-dad a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Roland!
I am just now finding this thread!
Wish I had seen it sooner.
Boy does this bring back memories... :)
Really like what you have done so far.
If I can be of any assistance please let me know!
-Marty



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brownbr
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Posted - 04/10/2012 :  1:40:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Enjoying watching the layout develop with special attention to the sawmill. Very nice and thanks for all of the good ideas I have already gotten from your thread.

Bryan

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Hopeless
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Posted - 04/10/2012 :  6:44:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Bryan. Most of my good ideas are borrowed (stolen) from someone else.

Marty, I have been studying every photo I could find of your mill for months now. Nice to know I have somewhere to go to ask questions. Thanks.

Roland



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elwoodblues
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Posted - 04/11/2012 :  09:36:02 AM  Show Profile  Visit elwoodblues's Homepage  Send elwoodblues a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Roland,

That is going to be one impressive structure when built.


Ron Newby
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Hopeless
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Posted - 04/11/2012 :  7:05:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Ron.

Finished the floor planking but little else.

Roland



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Hopeless
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  1:35:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Floor planking is in now except for the area around the saw. I think a lot of it goes under the planking so I will have to build it first. The floor will get a lot of dirt and sawdust as things are placed.



I also am building a wall for the end. It will be the only wall and I wanted it to hold a workbench and other details. The windows will be scratchbuilt because I didn't want a frame.



Roland



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elwoodblues
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  1:51:55 PM  Show Profile  Visit elwoodblues's Homepage  Send elwoodblues a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Roland, the sawmill is looking better and better.


Ron Newby
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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  1:57:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland

That is most impressive and you have just started.

Jerry


Jerry

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Geezer
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  2:18:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland....The mill is great.....but, you need
lessons on how to keep a messy workbench!~!!!!~!!! ;-)


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milocomarty
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  3:48:03 PM  Show Profile  Visit milocomarty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Realy love the woodcolors !

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Hopeless
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  4:43:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys. I am a lot happier with the colors after I went over everything with chalks. The stain is a nice color but a little shiny. Made it look a little like a piece of furniture.

Geezer. Sorry but I can't work in a messy space. Everything has to be neat and clean. I understand there is a pill for this problem. Maybe next time I go to the doctor I'll ask him.

Roland



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Mike Engler
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  9:51:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Roland, a really great thread that I just read from the beginning. I'm just catching on that the
"On30 line" way is to start a thread, and then just continue it forever, embracing several builds.
Your approach to the sawmill is great, and I'm really enjoying the build. Great craftsmanship on
this and the rest of your layout.



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danpickard
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Posted - 04/13/2012 :  10:01:32 PM  Show Profile  Visit danpickard's Homepage  Reply with Quote
G'day Roland,
Been quietly enjoying your sawmill progress. The wood tones have a wonderful warmth to them, nice depth of colouring and subtle ageing to the deck and wall. You have another very nice mill below the glass to be inspired by as well. Keep up the with the progress record, its a pleasure to watch.

Cheers,
Dan Pickard


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