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Anybody ever use one? I thought it might be a faster way to debark ceder than a draw knife but I was afraid it might gouge the wood to much. Wadda ya think?
 

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I realize doing this by hand is sloooow but when completed you are ready for finish sanding and applying a finish. I've never seen a finish on a log that a mill has debarked that is smooth enough to skip a step of finishing with a draw knife. :no: I guess the draw knife debarking process is just part of the beast. Cedar is soft enough in the white wood that it would be real easy to scar. Your bed looks great, as good as those high dollar beds. I have a supply of chestnut rafters that I plan to build a bed from, legs for slab end and coffee tables, and the like. Your picture has me wanting to get to work on my new shop and get to work on my bed. Thanks for sharing!
 

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Thanks for the reply and the comment on my bed. I had a blast building the bed and will start another one this weekend for my daughter and her husband.
 
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