Log 9, Sassafras, black-heart

Log 9, Sassafras, black-heart.  A straight log from wet storage with good black-heart pattern, a few limbs and bumps at the head end.  The butt end has a wedge shaped section about one metre in length containing rot, thought to be shallow.   A good quality log.  Suggest it be milled in two lengths for better timber recovery.  No visible pin hole borer activity.  Length 4.9 metres, butt diameter 45 cm, head diameter 39 cm, volume 0.68 cubic metres, weight about 700 kg.  IST Geeveston could mill this log into slabs or boards on their bandsaw mill at $150 per hour, contact Mr Chris Emmett if you have any questions.