Log 17, Sassafras, black-heart.

Log 17, Sassafras, black-heart.   A log from storage with black-heart at the butt end, limbs, bumps and a shallow section of rot at the head end, which shows black-heart and spalted wood.  No visible activity by pin hole borers.  Milling in two or three pieces is recommended for better timber recovery.  Length 5.6 metres, butt diameter 44 cm, head diameter 40 cm, volume 0.77 cubic metres, weight about 825 kg.   IST Geeveston could mill this log to order on their Woodmizer bandsaw mill at $180 per hour, contact chris.emmmett@sttas.com.au if you have any questions.