Today we make a Chainsaw Milling Station. This will help you produce your own turning blanks more safely and easily. Material list below!
The Milling Station is made entirely of 2×4 lumber and 2 1/2″ deck screws with the exception of the v-platform which uses 2×10 or 2×12 lumber and dowels.
Step One: The Base
Step Two: Setting the Uprights
4x 32″ (90* on one end, 45* on the other)
4x 28 1/2″ (90* on one end, 45* on the other)
Step Three: Install Cross Member and Brace
1x 30 1/2″ (Should extend past the upright)
Step Four: Installing the Braces
2x 20 1/2″
2x 12″ (45* on each end, facing the same way)
Step Five: Installing the V-Platform
2x 18″ (2×10 or 2×12 Material Preferably)
8x 3″ long Dowels (1/2″ Dowels Preferably)
Woodturning – Chainsaw Milling Station (Bowl Blanks & Spindle Blanks Made Easy!)