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bodger



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:58 am    Post subject: Wood store.  Reply with quote

Yesterday, my mate came around and together we sawed some unseasoned pine up.









Over the next few days, I'll have to get the log splitter out and split and stack it in the log store. It'll give me something to do.
I'll carry into the store and forget about it as it dries out and seasons.  Its pretty heavy at the moment but will be considerably drier by the time its ready to burn. Hopefully, we'll have enough of the dry stuff to see us through the winter.

Here's some that we stacked much earlier. The first picture shows the timber that's already been in there for sometime and the second one, the stuff that's gone in more recently. You should be able to see the difference in colour.








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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We cut/split ours and leave out in sun n wind to dry
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sod wrote:
We cut/split ours and leave out in sun n wind to dry
If we did that it would never dry
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Dave C



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done pal.

Nice looking wood store as well
Think I would have some more chooks in there  
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

horace wrote:
sod wrote:
We cut/split ours and leave out in sun n wind to dry
If we did that it would never dry


     
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Rick & Carol



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

One of my great pleasures in life is looking at all the logs I've cut up. I love my wood store!!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've spent a smashing morning on the log splitter. I think that most of us have a little bit of squirrel in us.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It sounds as though it might be a good job that we've got plenty of wood stored for this winter. The bookies have apparently cut their odds down on us having a white Christmas down from 5 to 1 down to 2 to 1, with 36 days of snow and temperatures down to minus 16.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

We brought more wood from the field at the weekend for the fire. Still have a tree trunk to tackle! That will happen next week as it's half term. Lots of jobs to do....pics will follow! X
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

bodger wrote:
I've spent a smashing morning on the log splitter. I think that most of us have a little bit of squirrel in us.

No, you're just nuts...
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 3:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I asked for that. Being nuts certainly helps.

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