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Author Topic: What to do with sweet gum  (Read 218 times)

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What to do with sweet gum
« on: February 26, 2021, 07:25:15 PM »
Iíve got a lot of sweet gum on my property, and was wondering if it was good for anything.

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Re: What to do with sweet gum
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2021, 08:07:51 PM »
Burning 🔥 Let it dry for a few YEARS (at least 2) and then youíll be able to split it with a maul or an axe. Be warned, not as many BTUís as oak. I donít have a splitter, but a good one should do the job.

Also not good for walking around the yard barefoot! The little pods look like sea urchins.
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Re: What to do with sweet gum
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2021, 09:03:11 PM »
Or you can sell it for $500 a slab.  Your choice.  Cut these today.

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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2021, 09:25:25 PM »
Or you can sell it for $500 a slab.  Your choice.  Cut these today.

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