Northern white cedar logs can be debarked by using a machine that peels the bark off 2" to 8" diameter logs or by using a draw knife for larger diameters.
Machine peeling leaves a rough surface and if you run your hand over the surface you can get a sliver.
Machine peeled posts can subsequently be machine hewn, which produces a smoother surface, or hand hewn with a draw knife, which gives the post an old fashion look.
Debarked logs with diameters greater than 8" must be hand hewn with a draw knife. Hand hewn posts are sometimes called German Peeled or Draw Knifed posts.
Rails and spindles can be pre drilled with tenoned ends to fit any stairway and are used to build log furniture.
As always, we can custom make anything with our logs or yours.
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