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chopping logs needed in june
« on: May 20, 2015, 06:49:52 AM »
Hi! We will be traveling from Regina SK to O'Fallon Missouri during the last week of June. We will be looking for chopping logs. Poplar, aspen, cottonwood, pine..... Any of those. Any ideas or leads would be apappreciated!
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2015, 08:33:58 AM »
@Alissa I have some Ash and some Pine if you have a trailer I can load it for you I'm 65 miles of Fargo
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2015, 12:29:14 PM »
Doubt they want to chop on ash. Which pine do you have?
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2015, 02:55:54 PM »
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Regina in June? Are you at the farm progress show? that's only 5 hours for me. or is Regina not an event? I'll go looking for ads and see what I can find.

edit: Found it! At the "Farm Progress Show" in Regina. Now to see about traveling...........
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2015, 05:36:48 AM »
beenthere it's Norway pine some bigger ones and some smaller ones
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2015, 09:12:28 AM »
Yes, we will be doing shows at the Farm Progress Show June 17-19.
Ash is definitely too hard to chop, but I am researching Norway Pine today!

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2015, 09:14:07 AM »
We need soft, green, knot free wood. Anything in diameter of 8 inches to 12 inches.

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2015, 10:57:13 AM »
I have just been told that Norway Pine is usually too knotty to chop well. Any other ideas? Trembling Aspen is always good.....

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2015, 09:53:09 AM »
Alissa's travel corridor is Regina to Fargo to Minneapolis to Cedar Rapids to St. Louis   We have many members through there. Who can help?
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2015, 09:52:55 PM »
I have just been told that Norway Pine is usually too knotty to chop well. Any other ideas? Trembling Aspen is always good.....
what about River Birch?
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2015, 11:10:15 PM »
River birch more than twice the hardness of aspen. Doubt it would be a good one for the chopping logs.

White pine and aspen are pretty close to hardness, weight/cuft, and specific gravity.
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2015, 07:29:49 PM »
I agree that river birch is way too hard. Thank you, though!! We need poplar, aspen, cottonwood, white pine, scotch pine, lodge pole pine......

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2015, 08:17:32 PM »
Sent you an email. Have big tooth aspen available if not too far out of your way.
Not on the most direct route. But google maps says 9 hr 7 min vs. 8 hr 35 min MSP to St.Louis
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2015, 10:17:43 AM »
I'd sure help with the cottonwood but I'm afraid your traveling a long ways east of me, sorry wish I could help.

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2015, 03:42:55 PM »
   If you ever get to eastern PA or MD I got some Aspen. I'd haul some logs just to watch the show.
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #15 on: June 16, 2015, 10:46:37 PM »
Beenthere is probably less out of your way but I have basswood you could have.
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2015, 04:24:52 PM »
I'm wondering if Alissa has found a source for her chopping logs? 
I have basswood as well, and hadn't thought of that before.

Hope someone can help her out.


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Just heard that Alissa found the logs she needs in IL, and won't need to stop by here for a load.

Hope some members get to see their show in MO.
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2015, 10:41:44 AM »
Alissa visited SawyerBrown and Barb yesterday to pick up wood for her next show in O'Fallen, MO.

 

 

Pete, Those are some nice cant hooks. ;D  Sorry was I supposed to nice the woodpile - that looks nice too!

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« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2015, 12:28:23 PM »
Thank you Pete! 8)
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« Reply #19 on: June 27, 2015, 11:44:40 AM »
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« Reply #20 on: June 27, 2015, 03:11:22 PM »
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2015, 08:06:50 AM »
Alissa is just one of the nicest people ... it was a pleasure to get to know her a little better.  And the logs provided a little needed exercise!    :D

*Note: at this point, we were just using the Logrites to lean on after tossing the bigger logs on top of the pile!!   :D
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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2015, 10:23:21 AM »
Thank you everyone for all your help! I'm sorry that I was unable to reply to most of you.... My phone and ipad were very unhappy in Canada.....

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2015, 10:25:48 AM »
   If you ever get to eastern PA or MD I got some Aspen. I'd haul some logs just to watch the show.

Thank you!!! Let's talk! We will be doing several shows in PA and MA in Aug and Sept.

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Re: chopping logs needed in june
« Reply #24 on: July 19, 2015, 05:49:34 PM »
   If you ever get to eastern PA or MD I got some Aspen. I'd haul some logs just to watch the show.

Thank you!!! Let's talk! We will be doing several shows in PA and MA in Aug and Sept.

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