Log 8, Sassafras, black-heart.

Log 8, Sassafras, black-heart.  A long log with a rough fluted / ridged shape, also bumps / burls, limbs and harvesting damage. It has a reasonable black-heart pattern at each end but its rough shape and damage will reduce timber recovery; recommend it be milled in two pieces.  There are no visible signs of pin hole borers.  Length 6.2 metres, butt diameter 69 cm, head diameter 51 cm, volume 1.75 cubic metres, weight about 1850 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.