weeken wood

Byrond Posted By Byrond, May 21, 2013 at 6:53 PM

  1. Byrond

    Byrond
    Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    119
    31
    Loc:
    Pumpkintown SC
    ScotO likes this.
  2. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
    Minister of Fire

    Feb 14, 2007
    27,815
    7,367
    Loc:
    Michigan
    That is a big sucker. If you have the equipment, go for it!
     
    ScotO likes this.
  3. Byrond

    Byrond
    Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    119
    31
    Loc:
    Pumpkintown SC
    gonna haul the splitter there. I will cut it to about 16 inches. I have a few lawn service accounts in the neighborhood. Her insurance paid to have it felled. The tree company said it ould be another 300 to remove stump and I think she just pocketed the money. Im gonna try to hit her for 200. No one else is willing to tackle it for free
     
    ScotO likes this.
  4. swagler85

    swagler85
    Minister of Fire

    Mar 4, 2012
    1,195
    1,013
    Loc:
    NE Ohio
    Hey I used to live in that neck of the woods
     
  5. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover
    Minister of Fire

    Dec 25, 2010
    7,376
    2,105
    Loc:
    Southern IN
    Time to go back for a visit...and bring that saw in your sig pic. ==c
    That's reminiscent of the monster Pin Oak I posted about a couple of years back. 71" where they cut it, about 65" DBH. The trunk is still there, and probably will be for thirty years.
     
  6. bogydave

    bogydave
    Minister of Fire

    Dec 4, 2009
    8,426
    3,446
    Loc:
    So Cent ALASKA
    Splitting in place is a good idea ;)
    Looks like some nice firewood.
    Watch for nails etc ;)
     
    ScotO likes this.
  7. Byrond

    Byrond
    Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    119
    31
    Loc:
    Pumpkintown SC
    I hate cutting anything within 100 yards of a house for that very reason. I think i may go to the fire dept and get a rescue saw. Nails dont even slow it down
     
  8. bogydave

    bogydave
    Minister of Fire

    Dec 4, 2009
    8,426
    3,446
    Loc:
    So Cent ALASKA
    Steel leaves a blue/black stain in the wood.
    Not sure if it travels up or down the trunk from it's location.
    Scotty "O" posted about it a while back.
     
    ScotO likes this.
  9. ScotO

    ScotO
    Guest

    Yep, look for "black and blue" streaks in the end grain of the log.....that's a tell-tale for iron or steel. Now stainless steel, not sure if that would leave any streaks (I'm thinking NOT). One thing's for sure.....there's gonna be a lot of "uglies" from the top couple rounds on that log!

    It won't hurt to ask for a hundred or so for doing the removal of that stump. There's some hard work involved in that puppy!
     
  10. Big Donnie Brasco

    Big Donnie Brasco
    Feeling the Heat

    May 29, 2012
    315
    298
    Loc:
    East Central Kansas
    NOODLE IT !! :p
     
  11. ScotO

    ScotO
    Guest

    I guarantee you if that were a log that I was working, that I would DEFINATELY be noodling the top couple of rounds, for sure.....
     
    Big Donnie Brasco likes this.

Share This Page