Woodmizer Jig for Sawing Curved Logs

Fireplace mantle and pierced cherry relief of hiking mountain man and raven.

I made this jig for sawing logs with crooks or forks that are too wide to fit through the throat of the Woodmizer bandsaw. 

The jig clamps into the carriage and can be swiveled as the saw head passes along the carriage, thus keeping the body of the log within the throat.
I was inspired to make it after sawing forked boards for Mountain Man with Raven, the sculpture pictured above, with a makeshift chainsaw mill.

This version is around the third iteration of this jig. Like any work in progress, I’ve thought of several modifications that could be made to make it easier to use and more stable.

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