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Quit playing with the firewood!

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Lumber-Jack, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. Lumber-Jack

    Lumber-Jack Minister of Fire

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    That's what I finally had to say to my wife and boys, so we could get back to work.
    I usually try and fall our lodgepole pine trees so they crisscross each other, this keeps them up off the ground and makes them easier to limb and buck. If I do it just right the top ones will sort of balance on the top and can teeter like a seesaw, and that can be little distracting for the work crew. ;)

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  2. albert1029

    albert1029 Feeling the Heat

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    That's funny. Beautiful storage...Love ur profile....
  3. PapaDave

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    Where's the LOVE IT button?
    I had a smile on my face the whole video.:cool:
  4. TimJ

    TimJ Minister of Fire

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    Come on now Carbon, you trying to tell us you never jumped on ???:)
  5. firebroad

    firebroad Minister of Fire

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    Very cool! I needed that. ;lol
  6. Lumber-Jack

    Lumber-Jack Minister of Fire

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    Are you kidding? It looked like that tree was gona snap any minute,,,, too dangerous for me. ;)
  7. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    COOL :)

    Well did you ever cut up the logs & make them fire wood?
    After all their fun, figured you'd be showing the fun you had cutting waist high teetering logs & with the boys shoving the log to you as you cut.
    & having the rounds piling up fast up at your feet. LOL :)
  8. osagebow

    osagebow Minister of Fire

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    awesome!
  9. Backwoods Savage

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    Carbon, that is wild! Proves that no matter what, play can easily detract from actual work.
  10. Todd 2

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    Simple pleasures, the best. While watching I thought OK someone is gonna give someone a surprise bump, lol
  11. timusp40

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    Some hard work mixed with family fun. I love to see this. For the doubters out there, would you rather have them inside playing with the XBox? Family is the root of everything im my opinion. Once that is lost our future is dubious.
    Take care,
    Tim
    amateur cutter and Todd 2 like this.
  12. Lumber-Jack

    Lumber-Jack Minister of Fire

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    Thanks all, it's always more fun when we go out getting firewood as a family. Nobody has to work too hard and the job gets done quick. Almost like going out for a picnic.
    Yep, that wood is all split and stacked somewhere in that woodshed, and you're correct Dave,that the boys will sometimes shove the logs along while I buck them to size. No pictures this time of rounds or the loaded truck though.
  13. Shari

    Shari Minister of Fire

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    Simply hilarious - I wanna come play too! :)

    Shari
  14. GeneralBill

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    That's fun.

    >It looked like that tree was gona snap any minute

    I don't know about Lodgepoles, but I've seen Douglas Fir bend quite a bit. I have a 60' tall super thin fir that I thought I'd sure like to hook a rope up at 50' and bend it way down, cut off the branches, add a basket, and shoot something. Might be a good time to climb in and try out that pair of homemade glider wings. :)
  15. Flatbedford

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    Looks like fun, but all those little branch stubs look like they could do some damage!
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    tcassavaugh Minister of Fire

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    funny what you can find to amuse yourself, and others, when you put your mind to it. sometimes its the simple things that are the best. thanks for sharing your family.:)

    cass
  17. andybaker

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    The wood, good for heating those cold winter nights, the fun getting it, priceless. :)
  18. Bspring

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    I'm guessing that the cameraman was goofing off also. It took awhile to shoot all that video. We also find some ways to have a little fun. My wife looks forward to our lunch. I make a fire and we cook some hotdogs for lunch.

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