Using Goats for Clearing

I have considered using goats–even though I have had them before–a Nubian and a Swiss Alpine–but after those two got out of their pen and climbed through the open window of my car and ate almost all of the upholstery of the front seat, I swore never to have them ever again–this was in Oregon. But I have considered “borrowing” two goats–they can stand being tied up for short periods of time if they have […]

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Ripping 2×4 Cedar

How hard is it to rip 2×4 cedar boards (I think it’s a red type cedar rough cut from Lowes) on a regular table saw (not an industrial or professional table saw)? I’ve ripped and beveled pine, mdf and plywood but I’m not sure how hard of a wood cedar is. These are going to be 2x4x8 that I’d like to try and rip into (2) 2x2x8. Also, they say that they treat their cedar […]

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