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Firewood Forever
« on: January 09, 2017, 08:21:37 PM »
A hard blow last week took care of this already weakened Red Oak in my next door neighbor's yard.  He does not burn wood, so I got a call.  I can see it from my back window.   :)
 

 
 

 
That will be enough firewood for 2-3 years.   :o

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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 06:41:07 AM »
Turns out some 'free logs' are actually a good deal after all.  :D

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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 07:45:27 AM »
I've got a neighbor down the road clearing some land with a bulldozer.  He's got lots of trees piled up for burning.  I need to go talk to him.
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 09:54:55 AM »
MM nice wood that tree would last me almost a month or less . You may need help . want me to hook up the BT 6870 to come  help ?
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 01:53:16 PM »
This is Water Oak which is our lower quality Red Oak.  Since this is much more than I could burn in years, I will call a couple of friends and we will share.   ;D
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2017, 07:07:54 PM »
Obviously you're not a wood burner. ;D But good deal  8)
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2017, 08:51:48 PM »
I am sure that compared to your wood usage I am not.
 

 
 

 
Our temperature changes can be quite dramatic due to the influence of the warm air off of the Gulf of Mexico.  We had several days of below freezing last weekend but our daytime forecast for the next week+ is in the 70's.  It is 60 right now, so no wood is being burned.   ;D
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2017, 01:25:52 AM »
MM...I saw your snowman, but you had "several days below freezing"?

I can't recall when it got up above freezing here! No mosquitos though!

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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2017, 12:00:43 PM »
When the weather looks like this:

My wood stove looks like this:

Hope that my firewood lasts forever!
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2017, 12:23:15 PM »
Looks good. I like the support for the legs. Looks like it curves?
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2017, 12:45:06 PM »
Nice woodworking project 8)
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« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2017, 01:20:12 PM »
Looks good. I like the support for the legs. Looks like it curves?
Yup.
The stretcher piece is curved and the legs slant out by 10 degrees.
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2017, 01:21:39 PM »
Some of my woodworking projects are found in the firewood pile.   ;D
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2017, 01:45:07 PM »
Nice bench Andries, I'm sure it will put a smile on your daughters face.
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Re: Firewood Forever
« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2017, 01:08:02 PM »
I've got a neighbor down the road clearing some land with a bulldozer.  He's got lots of trees piled up for burning.  I need to go talk to him.

Are you sure you want that mess... I've seen some dozer burns and they are ugly dirty rascals.. prepare to buy a couple saw chains..
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