I hit them right out of the box, (along with the cutters) seems the do-gooders are always trying to protect us from ourselves.
The 'standard' depth...
Har, har, har!
I found some old pics of before we moved in,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Grass?
Yup, plenty in the 'driveway', Family all thought I was...
I had to sell the old place to be in a position to get the 15 acre place.
I kinda miss the old place,,,,,,,,,,,,,,you could NOT build a place like...
Could not handle this place and a lake cottage.
Found a couple pics of the old place.
We flipped it for darn near half the cost of the new place,...
Been a 'laker' and a wood boat freak since a kid.
Had an Great Uncle that hopped a train up to Petoskey back in the depression.
Old Bachler was a...
It is a never ending job!
They all came here in the back o' me old Dodge, the pit is just two or three miles from where I work.
.4 miles to...
Them dudes have some tenacity,
Yes we had a wind storm come threw year ago last June (duratio?)
It took the tops outa a bunch of them dead...
Bunch of the ones here too,
Boy was it pretty and red in the fall though,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,until you have to hatchet it off eh?
Yup it's a woodchuckers dream situation, but I'm always thinkin' outside the box eh?
I will have plenty to burn, but just can not even...
We were there at the right time, guess it was meant to be eh?
The only way we were in the position to take the plunge was we flipped an old classic...
We learned what hard work was all about all through life.
I would NOT recommend doing it the way we did.
But we were getting...
Not bad fer a couple High School drop-outs eh?
The missus and I made a deal, she gets the House I get the Shed.
she shares , and I let her keep all her bins o' stuff out...
Yup been busy getting my pond dug, stocked, landscaping the place (had more grass in the driveway then the lawn)
Can't believe someone put...
Yup we've been here 9 years.
And I've had this plan fer the last 4 er 5,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
So don't be holding your breath for pics eh?...
And it has the most awesome natural edge ever seen (by me)?
The missus and I sold off all of our toyz and decided we would buy us a place out in da sticks.
We found our little piece of heaven down a .4 mile...
Bought it for parts fer me '69 R/T 20 years ago, ain't had the heart to cut it up, it only has 30,000 original on her!
Can not remember?
It has been overloaded hundreds of time though, and one side got a little melted when it was parked too close to a brush fire...
Get a Rubbermaid?
Nasty little bug eh?
It will make some stunning live edge timbers for framing though, Mother Nature has debarked all of it leaving the rovings of...
The EAB has hit hard around here, a friend at work picks up dump truck loads from a local tree service. The service bucks AND helps load it for him!...
Here she is after a quick blast and a new coat of paint. It resides in my un-insulated pole barn.
She has a huge firebox (~24" deep and 28" wide) I...
Here is the old saws new home, (shame to drip bar oil all over these nice planks)
Here is the full view, Guess I will be needing more saws...
We put out about 24 tomato plants, and several types of peppers. Started a strawberry patch and a dozen raspberry plants last spring....
Here is the big boy in it's first pass with my home made mill attachment.
Here are some nice White Oak planks, 19 feet long and 2.375 inch...
Used the 143 for the first time today,(got it UPS yesterday)
It is a very powerful saw, ebayer sent it with one of the sharpest chains I have ever...
I need to get to work on hanging the shelves I milled with the 153.
Here are my new babies sharing the wifes "garden shelf"
The big brown truck strikes again,
This is the fourth Sachs Dolmar since early December, I really like the old Dolmars.
This tree has been down for 5 years, many times tempted to buck it up.
Made a Alaskan type mill and turned it into three 18'x16-18" wide...
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