Getting the right timber to start a project is very important to how it turns out. In Episode 9 of A Minute of BS I talk about my favourite timber: Redgum or (to save any confusion) Eucalyptus Camaldulensis. This is a great wood once it’s finished, but not the easiest to work with. I use it a lot, not only because of its local abundance, as this story will show, but because it speaks to me and informs what I make from it. I’d love to know more about what timbers you like to work with in your part of the world, and why. Read more
I was given a huge Redgum that had fallen in a paddock. This is the full story of how we loaded the logs onto the tray of a truck to transport them to a mill. There is also footage of the logs being sawn at the mill and the final stack of timber.