That should be changing here if it hasn't already. The warmer temps have brought out all the bugs so the splitting and stacking will require an Off shower.You have a very manageable timber for this time of year. Mine is already wall to wall, chest high undergrowth. No fun for scrounging. Ticks galore as well.
@JimBear and @heavy hammer , those are some nice btu's you're putting into inventory.
Your beech and maple aren't slouches in BTU. I'm a bit jealous of you guys wooding... I've spent the last 2 days and most of the last month acquiring materials, finish grading for slabs and arguing with subcontractors...
Which one...? We've mostly been able to eventually work through them so far. Worst is when there is no argument and they just don't show up or forewarn me that another job is taking longer than expected. Project is on schedule at least and I've done well locating vendors who have had "lesser" material increases, so it hasn't gone completely to sh.t...Who won the argument?
Looks great, I'm jealous! This is basically what I intend to build but mine will be longer/more shallow. Debating whether to build a floor or simply a lean-to to cover my stacks.So. It was a bit expensive (and I'm still looking for some old, used deck joists for my floor), but I have a wood shed.
The lens makes it look like it's sagging or not square, but it is straight, and square to within 1/4". 18 foot x 8 foot. Three bays (6*8 floor area) each for one year. 2.6 cord per year.
Now the joy of restacking part of my wood (all but what I plan on using this winter).
Will stain it black soon. Will add some more diagonal braces (from the 2*4s holding my wood now).
No more tarps for me.
Had to wait taking a pic until I had some wood in...
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Yes, it was a feeling of biting the bullet every now and then. But I was done with the tarps, and my wife was done with the stacks in various places...Looks great, I'm jealous! This is basically what I intend to build but mine will be longer/more shallow. Debating whether to build a floor or simply a lean-to to cover my stacks.
Regardless I'm waiting until the cost of lumber returns to normal. I'm dying to build but I just can't spent $10 on a 2x4 it's ridiculous.
Are those 4x4 posts? It looks like the 2x8's you used to frame the floor also fit in the deck blocks or am I seeing things. I thought standard deck blocks typically only fit a 4x4 in the center.
Yeah you could do that. I'd probably use lag bolts if I were to do it that way though for more strength but that puts the entire weight of the floor onto that joint. I think putting it in the deck blocks makes much more sense.Another way would be to buy longer ones and lay them in front of the posts over the blocks (and simply nail them in the posts). I did not like me that as it creates a wood on wood wet contact area.
I told her that the next time my woodDid you toe nail the 2x8 floor framing to the posts at each union?
Lol a she said she shed. Just build her one next to it!
I had one full row 14ft x7ft high of dry splits sitting in the wood shed that fell over yesterday evening, hit the company truck when it came over, guess I'm restacking and configuring this weekend. But its Friday night and almost 5 o'clock... you know what that means
It appears that you need to put a saddle on that horse so the kids can ride it around.Just about finished harvesting the giant oak tree from the brother in-laws today. I split and stacked the first two pick up loads this week and here are the final two. I told the kids to look at the camera and this is what I got . Tomorrow is a mowing the lawn, splitting, stacking, and drinking day!
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