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Had some trees chopped - plenty of pics

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Auzzie Gumtree, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Auzzie Gumtree

    Auzzie Gumtree Feeling the Heat

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    Got a call from my friendly arbourist and he had a spare day so he could bring a few trees down for me. They are close to the house so needed the professionals. It was a 3 man team and they worked the full day bringing the tree's down piece by piece. I took the day off and after watching them i have the upmost respect for anyone who has the skill and ability to do such a job.

    They charge by the hour and it works out ~ $200 per hour for the 3 man team. Not sure why - but her who must be obeyed thought it would be good to leave the stumps ~ 10 foot high. Not sure why. :oops: I also asked the main guy if he could slab a few pieces which he did. I think i got ~ 8 slabs 2 inch thick ~ 7 foot long. Not sure what i going to do with them but i will put them under the house (my house is on stilts) and let them dry for a year or 2.

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  2. osagebow

    osagebow Minister of Fire

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    Cool pics- those guys deserve the money they make. Those stumps look like a giant wood shed waiting to happen!
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  3. Auzzie Gumtree

    Auzzie Gumtree Feeling the Heat

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    i did mention that to the wife - she was not overjoyed with the idea - tree house maybe - wood shed........
  4. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Great pictures
    Good you used the pros for the job.
    They make the difficult look easy

    Your Summer starting? Looks green & warm. :)
  5. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Oh no. She is going to decorate them in some way, shape, or form. I won't guess how, but they always have ideas for ................
  6. Auzzie Gumtree

    Auzzie Gumtree Feeling the Heat

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    not really - spring has just arrived. Summer starts 1st of December. It was ~ 70 yesterday so a good day for chopping trees down ::-)
  7. Auzzie Gumtree

    Auzzie Gumtree Feeling the Heat

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    I know what you mean and there ideas always mean more work for me.......... the more i look at it the more i see a wood shed.
  8. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Somethin wrong with you folk down that-a-way. ::P ;lol
  9. Nick Mystic

    Nick Mystic Minister of Fire

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    You have more self control than I do. I could never be around ten foot tall tree stumps without getting out my chainsaw and and making some nice rounds of them!
  10. osagebow

    osagebow Minister of Fire

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    Marsupial totem pole?:)
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    fossil Accidental Moderator Staff Member

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    JOHN BOY Minister of Fire

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    WOW , your gonna have a lot of rounds to split :cool:
  13. Auzzie Gumtree

    Auzzie Gumtree Feeling the Heat

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    I have actually had a look at buying a hydraulic log splitter !!! but then i think i will be 5 years ahead by the time i have cut all this and then i might not need one....... it would be nice though.
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    Tick farm?
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