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Hyla Woods meets Social Media

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Blog |

Apparently the 21st century has brought with it all of these great technologies such as facebook, instagram, twitter, and tumblr. We’re still out in the woods trying to pull logs with an mid-century modern John Deer 450c crawler tractor. But between turns with the tractor, we’ve expanded our technological footprint! You can now find us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/hylawoods) and on Instagram (@hyla_woods). Come be our friends, like us, etc. We’ll keep you up to date on the comings and goings in the woods, and hopefully entertained as well! Blog posts will continue here as well, and posted with links on facebook.  ...

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Once in a Lifetime Wood

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

This winter has been made unique in the Mt. Richmond Forest by the remarkable wood that we have spent the winter milling. For many years there has been, hidden away in a corner of the forest, a large pile of easily overlooked, large, strangely shaped, old cedar logs. At the end of a logging project in the mid ’90’s these salvaged logs ended up homeless because their dimensions were too odd to be acceptable to the sawmill which purchased their breatren – so they were left, but not forgotten. From the pile we have been able to mill both miserably rotten, good for not much boards, but also some beautiful, clear, very tight grained wood. It has been a once in a lifetime experience that will not be forgotten. As spring comes around the corner, we are nearly finished, the wood is happily drying in the solar kiln, and will be looking for a good home by early summer. Any...

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