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Wood stack toppled

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by PapaDave, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Earthquake here knocked over the middle of a cross stacked row.
    None of the ends failed though.
    Dave & I are still learning & improving.
    DSCF0139.JPG

    PapaDve's stacks are still the "gold standard" end post or not ;)
    Single row, off the ground, good air & sun 1,000 ft long !

    Each round set in place with a laser ;lol

    Pap-D stack.jpg

    "T" post would just no look right.
    Locust post may last a lot longer. :)

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  2. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Woody, you ARE the wood stack "Crash Master".:cool:
    Dave, no locust around here that I know about.>>
  3. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Sonuva birch! ==c

    Thank you! I'm 'flattered'. ==c I've posted at least three crashes, two of epic proportions. <>

    Unless you are swimming in it, my bet is you would be burning it, not 'posting' it. >>
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  4. Bster13

    Bster13 Minister of Fire

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    Being my first year of burning, I cross stacked everything in hopes that it dries faster (I started collecting Nov 2012). As you can see I've had some learning hiccups along the way:

    [​IMG]

    What I've learned is to lean one row into another for more stability. Next year due to space constraints I will only criss cross the ends or if I can find T-posts for free I'll nab them. :eek:
  5. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Jeez Bster, it's pretty bad when you can't even stack a wheelbarrow w/o it falling over.;lol
  6. Bster13

    Bster13 Minister of Fire

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    Awe come on, don't I get some points? It was on top of the stack afterall.

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  7. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Oh, OK.
    Logical place for it, I suppose.:rolleyes:
  8. Bster13

    Bster13 Minister of Fire

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    kidding...kidding. I always set the wheel barrow on the side so water doesn't pool up and rot it out any more than normal. :)
  9. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    How about putting that wheelbarrow up against the stack so the handles point upwards?

    Not so sure about the idea of leaning one row against the other. I guess it would work but you'd have to take from both rows at the same time. Best still if each row supports itself. You'll do much better when you get to the point where you are cribbing only the ends.
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  10. ansehnlich1

    ansehnlich1 Minister of Fire

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    Oh Holy Mother of SAWDUST, Bster13's pic up there should be motivation for all self respecting wood burners to get ahold of something OTHER than plastic to top cover with.....

    PLUS, I just can't, (wipin' tears from my eyes right now) I just can't say how proud I am to know Woody Stover, with his exceptionalism in wood stack collapse, surely takes the blue ribbon in that department :p
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  11. Woody Stover

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    But then water can collect in the rolled seam around the top of the tray. This is the kind of minutia that plagues me no end. ;lol

    Yeah, then you have the main stack stabilizing the cribbed end. Those three cribs I made with the wet Silver, each one is standing on its own; Not hopeful that they will last too long, especially since I didn't have nice slabs to make them with. They ain't all that straight.... :oops:
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  12. PapaDave

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    Well, I'll give you more minutiae to fry your brain.
    Water can now get down in the axle clamps more easily, and the frame is now more exposed to the elements.
    See, you aren't alone.;)
    Put in in a shed.;lol
  13. ansehnlich1

    ansehnlich1 Minister of Fire

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    Whoa, maybe we should start a "to cover or not to cover THE WHEELBARROW thread"
  14. PapaDave

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    See, that's what I love about this place.
    The willingness of others to help solve problems such as this.
    Even if we have to create the problem first.
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  15. Backwoods Savage

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    Do you think we should continue to be creative?
  16. PapaDave

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    You want me to cross stack, don't you. Creatively.:cool:
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  17. Bster13

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    I created a problem today by putting 50:1 into my lawn mower. <> It ran fine, but I'm a bad person.
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