The sort of message that puts a smile on your face

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Hills Hoard, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Hills Hoard

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    Received this from my cousin last night. I guess my plans for saturday have been put on hold and im collecting a sheet load of free gum!

    (Photos to come) my weekend.png
     
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  2. Auzzie Gumtree

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    Is it local? let me know if there is too much for you to handle i can always use a bit more.....==c
     
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    it is local, in Dewhurst. And i'm sure i'll manage...haha....besides, i have only got wood for next year...beyond that I have nothing.
     
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    I'm down to 5 years myself.......:p
     
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    Well, given that you are so organised and on top of your wood, you could always come and help me split! ;lol ::-) :eek:
     
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    I'm behind with my splitting i have ~ 4 cord to split :( i was waiting to buy a splitter - hopefully next week. I hate seeing a 'mountain' of rounds that need splitting.
     
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    Gosh;
    You think he'd at least help split it . LOL :)
     
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    I hope your Gum splits easier than the Sweetgum we have here, which has interlocking grain is an SOB to split. 'Split' isn't really the right word; It more tears and shreds. <>
     
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  9. #9 Hills Hoard, Nov 10, 2013
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    Hills Hoard

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    ok...so i did two runs today for the wood....we have had pretty wet weather all weekend so i am going to get the rest during the week if the rain holds up...very happy...this stuff will spilt nicely and burns great

    first load i did...

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    second and last load for today....

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    they are big rounds.....photos dont do them justice!!...its going to be a 5 beer job to split all these!

    heres the car with the second load....the mitsubishi tritons a tuff little 4x4 but i wouldnt want to load up much more wood than this....it handled like chit driving back home with this load..low rider suspension working over time .haha

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    That looks nice clean wood - have you tried to split any yet?
     
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    nah, havnt split any yet....i broke my splitter and am waiting to invest in a fiskars....will need to buy one soon because I received a text last night saying my cousin had chopped 5 more trees down and to come and get more wood...:)
     
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