Milling oak weatherboards at
‘The Home of Rest for Horses’, Speen

The gable end of this seventeenth century timber framed farmhouse was in urgent need of re-cladding.

A mature oak tree within the grounds of the estate had blown down and needed to be removed.

Using the slabbing attachment on the mill we were able to produce waney edged boards 5/8” thick with widths of up to 18”.

This single tree which was destined to be no more than firewood produced enough weatherboards to re-clad the farmhouse.

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Retired horse at Speen
Natural curves add interest to waney-edged boards
Another board leaves the mill
Slabbing the oak
Only 5/8” thick - but very strong
Re-clad gable end
Oak used for slab seeating too
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