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Finally finished cutting, splitting, moving and restacking

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by raybonz, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Been hard at work past 4 weeks or so cutting, hauling, moving around 4 cord of outside stacks into the shelter then stacking 6-7 more cords outside the shelter. Been a long road but I feel great about it.. Of course pics or it never happened ;)

    Ray

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  2. NH_Wood

    NH_Wood Minister of Fire

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    Looking real good Ray - a lot of work for sure - grab a beer and go hang out by the stacks - you earned it! Cheers!
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  3. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Thanx NH I did just that! As crazy as it sounds I like stacking wood.. I stacked wood after work for 2 hrs. pretty much daily and then LOTS on the weekends..

    Ray
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  4. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    That's impressive, Ray! :cool:
    Looks like some White Ash there, then what else you got? What is the stuff with the light and dark splotchy bark?
  5. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Thanx Woody! What you see there is bark-free locust, red oak, ash, cherry.. Which pic are you seeing the dark splotchy bark?

    Ray
  6. wingsfan

    wingsfan Feeling the Heat

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    It takes a lot of work to get to that point. I stack mine the same way, Two rows to a pallet with a walk way in between pallet. IMG_20130413_145922.jpg
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  7. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    AWESOME!
    The great feeling you get when you go for a stroll by the wood stacks says it all ;)

    You use a Laser to get them so straight ?

    If you're done, withdraws kick in . LOL :)
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  8. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    I have seen much straighter stacks here. My goal is that the stacks don't fall down and so far have withstood a blizzard and hurricane plus numerous Noreaster's..

    Ray
  9. TimJ

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    Way to go Ray........you did a good job
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  10. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Tough stable stacks ;)
    Great to look at too :)
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  11. Backwoods Savage

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    Looks really nice Ray. You earned a beer or three.
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  12. weatherguy

    weatherguy Minister of Fire

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    Where do you get your wood Ray? I love that shed, hope some day to have a similar one.
  13. USMC80

    USMC80 Minister of Fire

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    Lots of hard work there. Nice job
  14. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    I harvested 3 cords of oak and cherry near and here.. Bought 3 cords C\S\D.. Have a good wood guy and managed to get 2+ bark free cords of dry locust plus ash.. Quite a few people have gotten wood from him and are happy with it.. Gotta stick with a good wood guy!

    Ray
  15. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Nice work Ray, how close was the fire to your wood?
  16. raybonz

    raybonz Minister of Fire

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    Thanks Zap not close at all..

    Ray
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    Super work man :cool:

    Terry
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  18. Locust Post

    Locust Post Minister of Fire

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    That's just darn pretty Ray. I'm usually close to that point by this time of year but have lots to split. Doesn't help that I've cut twice as much the last 2 winters than I ever had before. I don't have many addictions but this one's major.
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  19. Hills Hoard

    Hills Hoard Minister of Fire

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    so nice!
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  20. JoeyD

    JoeyD Minister of Fire

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    My family was making fun of me again when I was looking at your work, looks good.
  21. raybonz

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    I hear ya Joey my wife thinks I'm nuts too lol.. They love it when it's 75 here and the snow is blowing! ;) Who is crazy then?

    Ray
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    Ray, looks good.
    How did you install the drip edge on the front of your shed? I.e. I am ok with the sides (over felt) and rear (under felt), but I am confused on how to install the drip edge on the front? Do I install over the felt and over a first layer of shingle, and then add a 2nd shingle on top? (Haven't been able to find how to install when bothe the front and back are open)
  23. raybonz

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    I think I installed the drip edge 1st.
    Ray
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  24. Applesister

    Applesister Minister of Fire

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    I think its a good goal to have all your next winters wood all set at this time. My sister and I are debating the pros and cons of moving piles around. If you have a shed structure or permanent cover theres no way around the rotation. But this is a good timeframe for myself to be wrapping it up. May 3rd is usually apple blossom full throttle. I guess by the time you quit using the woodstove. Also to correspond with grass cutting.
    Ray, are you ahead of things? at this time or is this your usual timeframe?
  25. Applesister

    Applesister Minister of Fire

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    Processing wood even if its only stacking is labor intensive. Like picking strawberries, theres no machine that will do it for you. Every split in all those piles are moved one at a time, like bricks. Fruits of industriousness.
    I know one thing, stacking is good for the waistline. And the bat wings. lol. Not chicken wings.
    Good work there in those pics Ray. I know how much work is involved.
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