Log 16, Sassafras, black-heart / plain

Log 16, Sassafras, black-heart / plain.  A small diameter straight log with sun cracks in the sapwood, spiral grain, dead limbs, holes and bumps.  It has good black-heart at the butt end and plain wood at the head end.  It should be milled in two lengths for better timber recovery.  No visible pin hole borers.  Length 4.6 metres, butt diameter 27 cm, head diameter 25 cm, volume 0.24 cubic metres, weight about 275 kg.  IST Geeveston could mill this log to order into slabs, boards or squares on their Woodmizer band saw mill at $170 per hour, any questions please to chris.emmett@sttas.com.au