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A good days worth of splitting

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by newstove, Sep 19, 2009.

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  1. newstove

    newstove Member

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    So, I'm out cutting up my latest grapple load of wood, and my neighbor comes over and offers to let me use his log splitter. In fact, he even offers to help. Since I haven't bought my splitter yet, I said sure.

    He helped me this morning from about 10:30-12:30 or so, and then let me keep the splitter and me and my brother-in-law worked for another 4 hours or so. Total time put in was about 6-6.5 hours, 2 people working that whole time...

    We got quite a bit done. The first picture is what the pile looked like about 2 weeks ago before I started cutting it up. The second picture is what we split today - note that none of the wood was split previous to this morning.

    And now it's pizza time!

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  2. stejus

    stejus Minister of Fire

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    Nice days work. I'll be cutting some in Oct to make more room for seasoning wood and renting a splitter for sure!
  3. rdust

    rdust Minister of Fire

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    Good work! Looks like an honest days worth of work. Pictures are always tough(hard to judge depth of the pile) but I'm gonna say 3 cords give or take a bit. :)
  4. newstove

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    Yup, I'm guessing about 3 cords give or take as well. I shall find out in the next day or two after I stack it. ;-)
  5. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I'm betting you are tired but feel great! There is something about working like that which makes a man feel good.
  6. Tony H

    Tony H New Member

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    Nothing like a nice wood pile to give you that feeling of a job well done .... and maybe a few sore muscles the next day to remind you.
  7. North of 60

    North of 60 Minister of Fire

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    Nice work. Sooo watcha gonna get for your fine neighbor?
  8. Bubbavh

    Bubbavh Feeling the Heat

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    +1 How about some of that pizza and some beer to go with it!!!
  9. WOODBUTCHER

    WOODBUTCHER Minister of Fire

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    Perfect weather for prosessing wood.......pizza sounds good
  10. newstove

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    The neighbor gets pizza and whole bunch of that wood. ;-)

    He has a small stove so we split a bunch small for him.
  11. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Now there is a gentleman and a scholar indeed.
  12. Wildman_fab

    Wildman_fab New Member

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    Sounds like the deal I have with a buddy (also a landscaper, slow in the fall/winter) Every day he helps me cut & split we fill to the rail his toyota pickup with wood. Hes got a smaller stove and house so it suits his needs fine.
  13. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    looks Great
  14. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Cool, everybody gets a win.
    Can't beat good neighbors.

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  15. mn_jon

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    geez, my neighbor just has a bunch of smelly animals and piles of junk everywhere. Want to trade ?



    Jon
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