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Should have been on the boat

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by JrCRXHF, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    Well i should have been on the boat but instead i was working on getting this wood put away before the winter. I so hate splitting wood when its 85F and sunny.

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    But i made my self some good dinner when i was done.

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    also split the easy ones by hand.

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  2. TimJ

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    show off :p
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  3. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Winter is a ways away for you,
    above 80°, head for the boat :)

    Nice pics ;)
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  4. NortheastAl

    NortheastAl Minister of Fire

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    Nice splittin'.
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  5. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    The trees not to far north from here have been changing already. So i hope we are going to be warm for a while but i want to get all the wood out of the way drying before the snow hits.

    Fall is good drying weather and i am going to need this wood start of 2015 if the winter is hard.
  6. thewoodlands

    thewoodlands Minister of Fire

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    Nice meal! ::-)
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  7. Reckless

    Reckless Feeling the Heat

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    I think I would have went for the boat ;) Good days work tho!!
  8. USMC80

    USMC80 Minister of Fire

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    looks like some nice sass in bottom pic?
  9. ScotO

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    nice, honest day of work there! And hard work deserved a hearty meal, looks like you got all bases covered!
    I like the bungee around the big round trick......I've seen it before and have tried it once or twice....works well on the easy big rounds!
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  10. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    One does not have to go north to see lots of leaf changing colors. It is amazing how much has changed in the last 2 weeks. Now with the return of summer, it looks odd. Hopefully this heat spell won't last long.
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  11. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    I would like the heat to last until the weekend after labor day then in my mind it is time to get ready for fall and put the boats away and it is car building season.
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  12. weatherguy

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    Id take out the boat before I stacked it. I split 1/2 cord today too, could afford to sweat off a couple of pounds though.
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  14. WellSeasoned

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    I don't know whats better- all that wood or all that butter on the potatoe :eek:
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  15. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    Oh that is Ranch my friend but if i would have had butter in the house that would have been on there too.
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  16. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    When I split and stack in hot weather, I try to think about how fast the splits will be blowing off moisture.....while I am doing the same in the heat. <>

    Nice asparagus rounds!

    That, my friend, is a grave oversight, on the order of not having enough wood drying for the '14 season. That 'tater and them spears cry out for butter! ==c You had some pepper and a little salt for the 'tater, right??


    Bark and wood looks more like some kind of Maple to me, especially with that spalting. Inner bark would be more orange on Sass, and he sure would be able to ID it from the smell. ==c
  17. Mitch Newton

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    Mostly big splits. I can tell you were getting hot! Seems like the hotter it is the larger my splits get!
  18. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    Yeah some were getting big towards the end i also try to make two different stacks when i stack them i keep the big ones for the over night load and the smaller ones for starting and bring the house up to temp. I also stack the big ones on the outside row so they can get the most sun.
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  19. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    That wood is just about all maple there is some ash in there too but i have most of the ash done already.

    The pile to the left is some pine the wife picked up on the side of the road. (free BTU's are free BTU's)
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  20. Fifelaker

    Fifelaker Feeling the Heat

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    They say 49° tonight! So it may not be that far off:(
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  21. JrCRXHF

    JrCRXHF Burning Hunk

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    Yeah this weekend is working on the diesel and pit crew for my buddies chump car race. Next weekend is boating weekend i hope the weather is good.

    80's for the next 10 days

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