Alaskan chainsaw mill and a cherry tree

Finally got around to using my Alaskan chainsaw mill on a cherry tree I felled on the edge of a field in North Central Wisconsin.  The tree was about 24″ diameter at breast height but the pith was pretty rotten and had some insect damage.  Also, since the tree was on the windward side of the field there was a pretty serious shake in the heartwood and the trunk had quite a bit of twist before branching into three main stems about eight feet from the ground.  Still, some of the wood was salvageable for boards and produced some nice, live-edge 10/4 and 8/4 slabs.

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