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NickW

Minister of Fire
Oct 16, 2019
730
SE WI
Spent about a day and a half splitting all my 12" & 16" pine & Aspen rounds for burning in the fireplace. Guessing it'll be 4-5 full cord. The 24" pine we split for campfire's doesn't burn worth a crap yet because it's too wet, so tomorrow I'm going out for some dead pine to css for campfire's this year.
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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Except for the tops, the two ash I felled earlier in the spring on the hill in the back are c/s/s. We have just over two face cord of ash from the four trees, two came from what I call up top.

That gives us just over 54 face cord, once the maple and the beech get stacked, that should give us 57 or 58 face cord.

Pictures 3060 & 61 are of a wind damage ash that I'll hopefully get off the hill.

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NickW

Minister of Fire
Oct 16, 2019
730
SE WI
CSS 5 dead pine to 24" for campfire wood. About half a cord. Some of it is nice and dry, but some isn't. Put the driest stuff on top. Hopefully there is enough dry stuff to last until the rest dries out some more. It's almost gotta burn better than the pine logs we just css last weekend...

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StudlyHogly

Member
Sep 10, 2019
5
Cowichan Valley
Got one cord of Alder and one cord of Large Leaf Maple stacked on the back lawn, close to the woodshed.
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Been trying to get a couple of years ahead but has been cool and wet this year so far on the Island, so burnt maybe 6 to 7 cords including shoulder season wood, chunks and uglies.
Concrete drying/storage pad has room for 9 cords when stacked 4' high.
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ClintonH

Burning Hunk
Jan 4, 2014
132
NW OH
Got this wood pile S & S, finished Saturday afternoon. Bucked in November and double-stacked on pallets. 35' long, ~6' high, ~3 ft deep (18-in. splits). I never got a pic of the final pile. Feels good to be FULL--as full as we've ever been. I was amazed how much weight the big rounds lots sitting for 6 months--which was good for my back!

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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
I put the trail camera up thinking that the fox or yote would come back to the area all the feathers were but no luck so the pine in the picture that came down last year will get taken care of before the end of June.

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sloeffle

Minister of Fire
Mar 1, 2012
973
Central Ohio
Got this wood pile S & S, finished Saturday afternoon. Bucked in November and double-stacked on pallets. 35' long, ~6' high, ~3 ft deep (18-in. splits). I never got a pic of the final pile. Feels good to be FULL--as full as we've ever been. I was amazed how much weight the big rounds lots sitting for 6 months--which was good for my back!

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NickW

Minister of Fire
Oct 16, 2019
730
SE WI
Got everything in the Northwoods stacked between Sunday and Monday with the wife & boys (mostly the wife). Less than I thought. 1 3/4 cord aspen, 1 cord pine. Hoping it seasons quick for this winter. Same goes for the ash and cherry. Not expecting to be up nearly as much this winter as last though.
 

Grizzerbear

Minister of Fire
Feb 12, 2019
1,290
SW Missoura
I had to use a vacation day today or I was going to lose it so I took off today and got quite a bit done. I had to do a little welding this morning to finish out the metal frame. Then I set the 2x10 header and the 2x6 rafters and 2x4s (I'm a metal man so I call em purlins)... to screw the roofing down. I also laid a couple sheets of old barn tin down to get a feel of what it will look like. I'm goin for the old board and batt barn look.
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ClintonH

Burning Hunk
Jan 4, 2014
132
NW OH

thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Just some wind damaged pine from last fall, I worked on getting the pine c/s/s that was in the area we call the sandpit, around on the other side I s/s some rounds I bucked up last fall.

I still have two logs on the ground and the trunk that needs c/s/s, that will fill up our shoulder season stacking area with just under 12 face cord.

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heavy hammer

Minister of Fire
Jul 18, 2015
1,867
Kirtland Ohio
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NickW

Minister of Fire
Oct 16, 2019
730
SE WI
Back home for a few weeks. Split and stacked my beech yesterday, CSS the cherry and cut the sugar maple that the tree service guy dropped a couple weeks ago. Should get the sugar maple split and hopefully stacked tomorrow before rain gets here.
 

kennyp2339

Minister of Fire
Feb 16, 2014
6,541
07462
Going to finish up stacking wood in the shed, might have enough time to gather some brush pieces for the outside fire pit....Will post pics later to show off lol.
 

NickW

Minister of Fire
Oct 16, 2019
730
SE WI
Sugar maple is split. There was what I'm pretty sure is elm mixed in. I have an ID thread started because I'm not sure if some of this might be silver maple. Bark doesn't look like silver and it's very straight grained, but some of it is very white with a very dark center pith and doesn't seem to have much distinction between heartwood and sapwood.
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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Our shoulder season wood areas are both full so that is nice after only having five face cord ready last year, just a touch under twelve face are stacked.

Pictures 3098 through 3100 are from the area near the sandpit that mother nature brought down a pine last fall, 3101 is some splitting I did in another area today that filled out the last stack, picture 3102.

I'll be back stacking some hardwood soon, maple and then some beech.

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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Just one load of maple out yesterday (wanted three) when I made it back to the stacking area I could hear a hissing noise from the tire on the trailer so I stacked what was in the trailer.

I did try putting air in the tire but it wouldn't stay so a new tube went in the tire today, hopefully the rain and the storm holds off tomorrow so I can get one or two loads out and stacked.

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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
It was 65 this morning and after having two cups of coffee it was time I tested the new tube. It was nice having the a/c in the rtv, it will freeze the ole forehead. I hauled and then stacked four loads of maple.

Since we could get some strong winds later today, I moved the plow and the forks out of the woods from underneath trees.

That gives us 56 plus f/c stacked with more coming out. Three more f/c "wood" be nice but I'll count on another two that will give us 58 f/c of hardwood before fall work starts.

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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
I hauled out two more loads of maple from a different area today and finished the third stack, I did use most of the maple and beech splits/rounds that we had left on the pallets too finish off the third stack.

We still have more maple in the area that I hauled out of yesterday but I'm thinking it won't be enough for me to finish the stack I started yesterday.

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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
14,599
Foothills of The Adirondacks
It was 45.4 this morning with some winds and rain so we had a fire with the ash we had inside, we also put more ash in for a few more fires.

I thought that I checked all the trails around the house after the winds we had but today I noticed this poplar, hopefully I have this down before the end of next week.

I did get the branch of basswood c/s/s today, it wasn't raining when I started but mother nature made sure that I had a second shower.

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kennyp2339

Minister of Fire
Feb 16, 2014
6,541
07462
Happy Father’s Day everyone, sorry for the delay between work, volunteer fire fighter stuff and summer relaxing I’ve been slacking in my wood yard, I did manage to put up about 3 cords of wood into the driveway shed, mostly ash, hickory and cherry.

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Bobbob

Member
Jan 13, 2022
44
Transfer PA
Built this wood rack for my Dad last week. My parents just moved from a 50 acre farm with a wood stove to smaller and easier to take care of ranch with a zero clearance fire place. They are in thier late 70's. He is gonna need to stay busy to keep from becoming bored, so I'm hoping this will inspire him to keep on burning. It's made from a broken extension ladder and old steel roofing which were being tossed out from thier move. Holds a little over a face cord.

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