Log 25, Sassafras, black-heart

 

Log 25, Sassafras, black-heart.  A head log from wet storage with a twisted shape, spiral grain, bumps, limbs and holes.  It has damage at the butt end and high taper but the black-heart colour is good.  No visible pin hole borer exits.   Length 3.7 metres, butt end 33 cm, head end 25 cm, volume about 0.24 cubic metres, weight about 250 kg.  IST Geeveston could mill this log on their bandsaw mill at $150 per hour, contact Mr Chris Emmett if you have any questions.