Designed and Engineered for Production log yards and Commercial log home companies
Log length — 20-feet to 90-feet+ (6m to 27m+)
Log diameter — 10-inch to 30-inch+ (25cm to 80cm+)
Log sweep (bow) — maximum allowable = 1/2 small end diameter (1/2 sed) up to 50-feet length
Log species — ALL pines, spruces, firs, hemlocks, and larches. Not yet tested on cedar.
Moisture content — works on green and dry logs; expected to work on frozen logs (not yet tested).
Log finish — 95% of log's surface will appear hand-drawknifed;
there is 5% that the knives cannot peel
Speed — 30 minutes or less to de-bark and peel a 40-foot log with 20-inch butt and 12-inch top
Operation — our special, patented knives follow the log's natural shape, maintaining natural bow, taper, etc
(Actual machine performance specs will be listed here after field testing. Design goals are listed above.)