You Know when you have too much wood when...

WES999 Posted By WES999, Sep 6, 2009 at 11:37 PM

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  1. WES999

    WES999
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    there is a add in CL for free fire wood in your town and you can't be bothered to E-mail the guy.
    The wood shed is full to over flowing ( about 4-5 cords), I have about a cord of cut up oak palates in the basement,
    I think I am good to go!
     

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  2. LLigetfa

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    You Know when you have too much wood when…
    your wife threatens to leave you and you analyze how much a divorce will cost versus scrounge withdrawal therapy sessions.

    Fortunately, I have neither too much wood nor obsessive compulsive scrounge syndrome.
     
  3. BrotherBart

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    There is no such thing as too much wood. >:-(
     
  4. smokinj

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    +1 but i have a few acres to pile it on
     
  5. North of 60

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    You know you have too much wood when... your local municipality sends you a letter requesting a business licence for commercially processing fire wood on your property within the city limits. >:-( TRUE STORY
     
  6. Bigg_Redd

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    I agree in spirit but I literally run out of room from time to time and must put my wood hound on her leash.
     
  7. Backwoods Savage

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    It is a very difficult thing to have too much wood.
     
  8. adrpga498

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    When the top down start_up kicks on the central air conditioner
     
  9. Skier76

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    Nice stacks! I'm sure that scrap wood will make awesome kindling.
     
  10. kbrown

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    ...denial is the first stage. :p Also, the wood can't yell at you.
     
  11. RowCropRenegade

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    I sold 10 cords that I cut up last winter. I'm about at the 7 cord mark of ash. Plus another cord of silver maple. I stacked it all on a unused 34 ft diamter grain bin pad. You can't see the floor of the pad. Little did I know we would be producing a record crop and a bin will be built there. My nicely stacked ash will be pushed off into the grass. :( instead of restacking, im buiding ramps out of splits to drive loader tractor up on, and pushing it off. Gotta find a new stacking place now....

    I also rented a stump grinder this weekend. 75 bucks for the weekend. I ground 1 36" diameter ash, 48" silver maple and halfway done with a 80" silver maple. That 80" was a beatiful tree, over 175 years old at its death.
     
  12. Got Wood

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    after 4 hours you still have too much wood
     
  13. smokinj

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    "You Know when you have too much wood when"… they use your wood piles as a land mark!
     
  14. Jags

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    (Snicker - snicker) Thats funny right there.
     
  15. BrotherBart

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    When you have to hurry and get it out of the guest room when company is coming to stay a few days.
     
  16. Flatbedford

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    When your friends see your stacked wood along the property line and say that you must be too cheap to buy a fence.

    I have been offered at least 2 cords from two people, but I can't take it until I split and stack the 2 1/2 that are on my driveway. With only 1/4 acre I have a hard time managing my wood.
     
  17. Fi-Q

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    Too much wood..... this is possible :).

    You have too much wood when yourself start thinking about selling some to by a ski-doo for the winter time..... Not a true Story yet, but could very much happen to me somewhere down the road.....
     
  18. pybyr

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    Aren't there supposedly grim medical implications at about that point (according to some mentions by a Doc that I know)?
     
  19. Jags

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    I think thats where he was going with the comment. Too much = bad.
     
  20. billb3

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    Hey now, that's exactly what I'm doing with some pine for 2011.
    I'm not too worried anyone taking any ofit, either.
     
  21. DiscoInferno

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    Does gangrene count? :eek:hh:
     
  22. johnsopi

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    when next years wood is rotting
     
  23. 'bert

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    When your 5 year old son asks "do you like to do anything other then make firewood and work on race cars"
     
  24. kbrown

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    This is a rhetorical question! How could you ever know you have too much wood when in fact you can never have too much wood? How much wood could a woodchuck chuck.....
     
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