Welcome to The 2024 Forestry Forum!

Do you have trees to grow? Logs to saw? A forest to manage? Chainsaws to fix? A sawmill to purchase or maintain? Timber related business to run? Lumber to dry? Trees or plants to identify? A cabin to build? Are you hungry and like FOOD?

Or would you just like to pull up a stump and visit with a friend?
If any of these and a multitude of other topics apply, then The Forestry Forum is the place for you.

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I'm finally pulling the trigger on acquiring a forwarding trailer. I think it will be a great addition to the firewood and sawmill business.

I was wondering if anyone has any experience pulling one behind a skidder? We have a small tj 207 and I figured I could pull the trailer behind it with a hydraulic


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Hi everybody. Sorry to bother you with this.

I know i have seen this style of side plate with holes before. But can't quite remember where. I wonder if this is an old carco or hyster winch.

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I'm in western NC, one of the hard hit areas for Hemlock insect devastation. Most of the hemlock on my property is dead, probably several hundred trees but I still have some exceptional live ones left. I'm undecided on what to do, cut these trees and mill some nice lumber (my own mill so almost no cost), or leave them to reproduce. I do like Hemlock lumber, it's just barely behind WP on my favorites list. Read More

I have an opportunity to buy some red elm logs
Anyone sawn some before?
The goog the bad ?

Im trying to get back into logging. My dad shut his business down a few months ago and i tried to get out of it all together but as a 5th generation hardwood logger...Dang its hard to stay out of the woods. I have a Husqvarna 592 and know how to use it, other than that i have nothing logging related. Read More

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