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RE: Pictures of wood . . . nothing too exciting here to see

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by firefighterjake, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    I was taking some pics this morning and figured after seeing all of the recent picture perfect stacks of wood I might as well show off my ugly (but perfectly functional) wood stacks.

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    Picture of my "emptied" woodshed with the ugly looking shingle job (which you cannot see . . . but trust me, it's ugly as it has different colored shingles as I used what I had and bought a few of whatever color was available) . . . I did put some wood into it this Spring (wood that has been seasoning outside for a couple years now). In another few weeks I'll most likely move some more wood that has been outside inside . . . where it will sit until 2013-2014.

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    Here are my ugly stacks . . . and an ugly propane tank which I use to heat my domestic hot water and run my range.

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    And here are a couple piles of ugly looking splits that I split up yesterday since I was home due to Patriot's Day . . . as you can see I didn't finish the splitting since I was getting tired . . . probably due to the fact I was splitting horizontally. ;)

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  2. Todd

    Todd Minister of Fire

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    Nothing there looks ugly to me. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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  3. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Nope. Nothing ugly there Jake.
  4. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    Shed looks great! Everything else was ugly- but in a good way. Look up "wabi sabi", my man. Beauty in imperfection and in impermanence. Bringing order to nature is a fool's errand, and we're all fools at some point :)

    I just posted UGLY pics- but it's a stack that will be burned in June all at once.

    Edit- I take that back- even your other stacks are neat. I see a lot of pride there.
  5. chuckie5fingers

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    I'm building a heap hausen as we speak
  6. Jack Straw

    Jack Straw Minister of Fire

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    That is one of the best looking wood sheds ever!
  7. velvetfoot

    velvetfoot Minister of Fire

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    Yeah, what are you talking about...the shed looks great.

    How do you get to your piles...wheelbarrow? That's how I do most of my piles but last year I was able to get to one with the lawn tractor and trailer-that made it a bunch easier. Even if I take some brush and small tree out for another stack, I'll still have to use the wheelbarrow, which stinks.
  8. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Thanks for the comments about the shed . . . most of it is built out of recycled wood so to me it isn't all that pretty . . . especially if you saw it from the sky since the roof has several different colors of shingles . . . but it is functional . . . and since I'm never flying over my woodshed it works for me.

    I either move the wood from my stacks to the shed with a wheelbarrow or more likely with my ATV and trailer . . . since the ATV Club's trailer is stored at my house I often use it for that purpose. It's a lot easier with the trailer since it saves me something like four or six wheelbarrow loads.
  9. loon

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    Yep! Very nice jake ;)

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  10. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    I used your shed (and some others) as inspiration for mine.
    I like that you used a bunch of recycled material to build it.
    "Bringing order to nature is a fool's errand".....yep.
    "nothing lasts, nothing is finished, and nothing is perfect"
  11. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    nice shed Jake
  12. Defiant

    Defiant Vermont Castings Geek

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    Epic wood piles and shed.. Nicely done Jake.
  13. bill*67

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    i think everything looks great in those picts. i wouldn't have it any other way.==c
  14. tfdchief

    tfdchief Minister of Fire

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    All wood sheds and stacks excite me :) I am a simple man ;lol

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