Rain stopped, we stacked 2 cords of Birch ( +/- ) : pics

bogydave Posted By bogydave, Oct 6, 2012 at 11:17 PM

  1. bogydave

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    Wife came out when the rain stopped & helped stack. Then the Granddaughter came helped too.
    Amazing how fast it goes with help :)
    Split some more but not all done yet.
    This will finish off my 14/15 wood. Hope to get started on 15/16 if the weather holds.
    Looking at the shed & stacks & being 2 years ahead is a great feeling :) ::P :cool:

    I know we all like pics of stack so here's a few :

    Stacking with no rain :) :
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    Left to split & stack:
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    Stack is 5' high. Put tools away, this much done:
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  2. Lumber-Jack

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    Nice looking stacks, but I think somebody forgot to wipe their feet before walking across those nice carpets. ;)
     
  3. Blue2ndaries

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    Looking great Dave. It's always good to have company while stacking; conversation makes it go faster it seems. 2 years ahead is a great feeling indeed!
     
  4. Bacffin

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    Is white birch your primary wood supply up your way Dave?
     
  5. bogydave

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    Carpet shampooer been coming weekly, heavy rain, maybe I should add some soap ;)

    Birch & spruce are the 2 main choices here. Cotton wood & aspen if all else fails.
    For BTUs, birch is our best. :


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    You are right Dave. It gives one a great feeling looking at his wood piles and knowing he has enough for years and knowing without a doubt that the wood will be dry and ready to burn when it is needed.
     
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    Which is the most plentiful?
     
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    Nice dave. Your stacks look great. May the winds pass them by! :p

    I think what you got there is one of those 18th century wet rugs! (deuce bigelow) :p
     
  9. bogydave

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    My area, birch/ spruce are about 50/50 .
    Some areas south of anchorage, 90% spruce.
     

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