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Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Eric Johnson, Nov 23, 2007.

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  1. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    That view was from the second story of his house. Could you imagine how massive that pile would be standing next to it? I have seen pics of large scale firewood sellers piles, but this was just Eric, and for his own personal use.

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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    That in the pic plus ten cord in the barn.
  3. firebroad

    firebroad Minister of Fire

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    Well. I'm impressed. I've never seen over-achieving extend to firewood hoarding. I will NEVER post a picture of my puny 2.5 cords again... :red:
  4. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    I would love to see all that wood in my backyard....chit...if that ain't wood porn then I don't know what is... :ahhh:
    That is a lot of hard work... :)
  5. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Ah, but this is not hoarding. It all gets used.
    haorders hang onto stuff, but don't use it.
    Gamma, anything is possible, eh?!
  6. SolarAndWood

    SolarAndWood Minister of Fire

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    lol, I remember when I thought Eric was nuts.
  7. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Impressive.
    Better than a gym membership, this pays you back in $$.
    Proves that hard work pays off.
    Great pics.
    If you had a normal winter, how much do yo go thru per season?
  8. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    I wish good wood like beech grew like a weed here! We get "awesome" Cottonwood as a weed tree.
  9. rkshed

    rkshed Feeling the Heat

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    Nice work!
    Its nice to hear someone that puts thought into his cutting.
  10. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    looks a little like my pellet stash, 22 tons

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  11. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I miss Eric's posts. And I also remember seeing his wood stacks then wondering why folks thought I had so much wood....
  12. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    That is what Mr Gamma says in reference to his hoarding of "building materials." >:-( :lol:
  13. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Wow, been awhile since I saw those pics.

    We gots some work to do !
  14. oakmando

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    It is satisfying indeed. I've been working on my 130 acre woodlot for 16 years now. The 10 acre pine stands that I thinned 10 and 15 years ago, now are stocked with straight well spaced pines and oak and maple seedlings are shooting up in between. They are getting 20 to 30 feet in some cases, straight and tall with the pine canopy naturally pruning all the lower branches. There are going to be some nice oaks in those stands in a couple generations, I hope whoever is around here then appreciates it. I cut about 10 cords of oak so far since the end of deer season just thinning the oak stands from leaners, scarred butts, etc. I had a so called improvement harvest done 12 years ago and they were not too careful. Nothing like being retired and spending your days in the woods!
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