Got off the oak for a minute

TimJ Posted By TimJ, Nov 4, 2012 at 12:18 PM

  1. TimJ

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    Split alot of white oak over the last few weeks and decided to give myself a break from it. I spent the weekend on a big maple I bucked up a couple months back. Also on one taken down a couple weeks ago. I had to quarter the maple with my wedge and maul to haul out of the woods to the truck. I'm done for the day. I will keep working on a mix since the oak will take awhile. I have alot of hickory to process before winter is out. First picture are the rounds of maple
     

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  2. thewoodlands

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    Nice work on the firewood, you have a nice mix going on.

    zap / took the day off ::P
     
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  3. basod

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    Nice stacks TimJ.
    If I didn't know any better I'dve thought those were taken up my driveway
     
  4. scroungerjeff

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    Great wood walls and it must be nice to have the land to stack it. How is the hickory to split? I saw a huge mockernut hickory near my work that blew down from Sandy. Think it's worth going after?
     
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  5. basod

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    Hickory can be a pita to split but well worth the effort in btu's
     
  6. TimJ

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    Jeff, hickory splits easy if it doesn't have many knots. Get alot of knots anf it can give you fits. I would get any hickory wood I could becase it has all the qualities of a top burning wood.
     
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  7. bogydave

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    A bunch of beautiful pictures there.
    You have a "Serious amount" of BTUs stacked up

    Feels good eh? ::P
     
  8. ScotO

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    Looking good, Timmy. Lots of good stuff there!

    Jeff, HELL YEAH! If you DON'T go and get that wood, we're gonna SLAP you.
     
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