1 log. . .

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  1. Bigg_Redd

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    1 log (Doug Fir) cut into 13 rounds (16") came out to just about a cord today.


    I need a bigger saw


    That is all
     

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    I don't get the whole picture, BR.

    is the 16" dimension the length or diameter? Seems it must be length....so what's the diameter?
     
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    Must have been a good size to get a cord. Take a before and after pic next time, would be interesting to see.
     
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    The big end was about 3'

    The small end was about 32"
     
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    You need a bigger saw, BR. ;)
     
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    so,

    an average of 34" across = diameter of 17
    length is 13 *16" / 12" = 17.3'

    volume = length * pi * r * r / 144 = 109 cu ft

    I have read in here that a cord stacked is 128 cu ft but given all of the air, it is about 85 cu ft of wood.

    109/85 = 1.28 cords.

    That's one big trunk
     
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    If it was sound & knot free,I'd mill that bad boy! 3 x 12 workbench tops for starters.... :coolgrin:
     
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    I have a standard long bed which is 18" to the gunwhales and 1' racks and it was mounded slightly, so. . . 2.5'x6'x8' = 120cf + the mound. I figure it about a cord or so.
     
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    It was a beautiful log too. Knot and rot free with very dense and distorted grain.
     
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    I would have made a bad @ss chix coop! :cheese:
     
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