A Snowless Winter Is Good For One Thing...

velvetfoot Posted By velvetfoot, Feb 21, 2012 at 10:51 PM

  1. velvetfoot

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    ...processing wood.
    I got around 7 cords from this load. Hard to calculate with slope of ground, etc.
    Plus, added maybe 1/3 of the front pile (2/3 was there before).

    Log picture from 1/13/12. Finished 2/20/12.

    Whew. But don't have to hassle with the black flies this year.
     

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  2. Backwoods Savage

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    That is some nice work. Yes, starving those black flies will be good! No swatting of skeeters either.
     
  3. fossil

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    Well, that's gotta feel good. Nice job on a boatload of work! Warm winters in your future, fer sure. Rick
     
  4. bogydave

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    Beautiful stacks !! :)
    When will this wood be ready to burn?
    What type of wood? looks like a mix.
    Most of us know how much work is in 7 cords CSS, Good job!
    Nice sloping angle with the cross stacked ends. Looks pretty stable.
    You are tall or used a ladder, the stack on the right looks 7' tall . LOL :)
     
  5. velvetfoot

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    Thanks guys.

    I hate those black flies. I was wearing long sleeves and a head net in beastly hot weather (for upstate NY) last summer.

    I'm not quite 5'11'. The ground is sloped, but I did put them up there. Hopefully, it all stays vertical. :)
    I plan on periodic tuneups with a tamper.

    I have no idea what's in there. It's a mix for sure. There were several big white birch logs. It'll be at least a couple of years.

    It feels good to finish, but my wife has the next project in mind, which won't be as enjoyable as this was.
     
  6. NH_Wood

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    Real nice job! Seven cord in 5 weeks is a good amount of work! Nice looking stacks and nice looking property. Cheers!
     
  7. velvetfoot

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    Thanks.

    I would get a couple of hours in after work with a head lamp, always thinking, "it might snow, have to try to get as much done as possible". Then, it never snowed!
     
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    Nice looking stacks - the sloping ends help make 'em more stable. Lots of work done- good job!
     
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    Nice looking wood stacks VF.


    zap
     
  10. ScotO

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    +1 on the nice stacks......great looking piles you got there, velvetfoot!!
     
  11. velvetfoot

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    Thanks for your nice compliment everyone.
     
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    Yes, you have some nice stacks and future btu's there!
     

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