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Great Day for some Cherry

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by cptoneleg, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. cptoneleg

    cptoneleg Minister of Fire

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    Beautiful fall day I went out to where I cut and got some cherry that was in the trail, first time this season, felt good.I try to cut at least 4 cords every yr to stay a steady 4 yrs ahead. Well heres the first 1/3 cord of the season.

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  2. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Nice work cptoneleg, you had a great day for it. We have some Cherry going in the Liberty tonight, this stuff is from what we never burned last year, giving the pine all the time I can before burning.

    zap
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  3. iskiatomic

    iskiatomic Minister of Fire

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    Zap, really? cool enough for a fire?

    KC
  4. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    36 here this morning,not the 32 they had forecast.Still I threw in some more scrap,fist sized offcuts for a 2 1/2 hr burn.
    60 right now,after high of 66 with plenty of sunshine.
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  5. TimJ

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    62 in the house this morning. Burned about 5 splits and got the house to 68 quickly,
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  6. ScotO

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    Its in the mid-40's here as we speak, so put a small load of white oak/locust scraps from the firepit stack in the 1900. House is a cozy 75° right now with half of the upstairs windows open and I have the stove shut all the way down........just some nice, blue, lazy secondaries. Gotta love that locust!
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  7. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    I'm burning a bit of Cherry right now. I've got about two cords on hand, one has been stacked for two Summers. Good wood for the first burn this year...
    What happened, were you out of town? :p;) Chilly in these parts, last night and tonight.
    If it hits 67, I'm firin' up! Tonight I fired up to prevent it hitting 67 overnight...
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  8. katwillny

    katwillny Guest

    Its been going down in the 40's around my area. I split and stacked some maple yesterday. It felt really nice to get back into splitting.
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  9. scotvl

    scotvl Burning Hunk

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    Locust in September, now you're just showing off. Lol
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  10. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Drive truck & splitter to the cutting area. Sweet ! :)
    That was a big cherry, only 1 load?

    I'm getting close to being ahead like you are, good feeling.
  11. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Why not KC? We've had a few here too, including yesterday. Not today though.
  12. cptoneleg

    cptoneleg Minister of Fire

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    ;lol Only one load a day, i'm old and retired

    1 load = 1/3 cord = 1 day

    3 days = 1 full cord a week SDC10515.JPG here is 2 ays worth
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  13. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home Minister of Fire

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    cherry is a very gnarly wood to split. But the smell of it in the stove is great. Nice work!
  14. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Same here.
    That's pretty much how I do it. 1 load a day.

    Hope to get started wood cutting soon. Getting ready for winter. Chores stacking up fast, you know how it is. :)
    Still have to get out & retrieve moose camp.
    Yard, Garden, Compost, Hoses, Vehicles, House, Wood. etc. (who did all this stuff when I was working LOL :) )
  15. cptoneleg

    cptoneleg Minister of Fire

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    Yes I know what you mean, I don't know how I had time for a JOB;lol
  16. Backwoods Savage

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    Not all cherry is gnarly stuff. Depends on where it has grown.

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