Progress on wood stacks

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by higginscl, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. higginscl

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    Here is my progress on my first year of splitting and stacking wood (for more than just the fireplace).

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    The third one is what i have left to c/s/s i just cant seem to find the time after we had 85 mph winds come through last wednsday and 5 inches of rain in 45 min. I am just now starting to get ahead on getting the 2 feet of water out of our basement.:mad:
     
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    Sorry heres the pic of whats left.
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    Nice work and good looking stacks!
     
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    Looking good, I just started this year to. You have more split than I do but I won't be burning for another couple years.
    Hope to get a jump on it next year.
     
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    Nice work so far! Get those ends boxed in and you could get more on each stack
     
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    Lookin' good! :cool: Looks like four or five cords? That's gonna be a tall one, with two pallets on the end. _g
    I think I see three types of wood in the to-do pile? Maybe some kind of Ash on the left, Maple with the dark centers, and ?? Just stabbing in the dark here....
     
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    Thanks! I plan on boxing the ends here soon I started on a couple of them with some cursed T-posts just cause thats what i had.

    I was wondering on the one on the left if it was ash, and the one on the right there is more cotton wood than you can shake a stick at. I dont think ill stack the one with the pallet on end that tall i just put it there to get it out of the way. I think it would fall over. !!! Also im trying to separate the different species of wood just cause my OCD makes me. ;)

    On a side note the stuff stacked on top of the maple had a wierd red/pink stain in the middle that ran through the middle of the tree?
     
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    Oh, no, Boxelder! Can't hit a home run every time. What the heck, it'll burn. >>
     
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    Is that a bad thing? It split great and i have a bunch of it. I'll burn it for sure and it seems like it dries fast so maybe I can burn it this year?
     
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    top job... Looks like you've got some nice tools to help with the piles too.
     
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    Box elder isn't terrible......better than cottonwood. It will do you just fine, but not for a long overnight burn.
     
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    You will do fine. Box elder is in the maple family but more in the soft maple family. It burns well but not for long periods of time. We've burned a good deal of it from time to time and would not hesitate to burn more of it.
     
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    Yep, it will be good shoulder season wood. I've got 2 cords of it I plan to burn this winter. Dries faster than anything I've had yet.
     
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    Nice, neat, well organized stacks.
    You'll be a few years ahead in no time at this rate :)
    Keep it coming .
     
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