Log 5, Sassafras, black-heart / spalted

Log 5, Sassafras, black-heart / spalted.  A long rough shaped log with black-heart and spalted wood at the butt end, a large ingrown limb, burls, bumps, limbs and a small black-heart at the head end.  It was harvested a few months ago but has no visible signs of pin hole borers.  It should be milled in two or three pieces for better timber recovery, which will be lower than average.  Length 5.7 metres, butt diameter 62 cm, head diameter 43 cm, volume 1.20 cubic metres, weight about 1300 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.