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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:53 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote

So far we have cut and stacked 1.5 tonne.  We have a further 3 tonne to sort.  Its a mix of softwood rounds and building work reclamation.
Having the space to store is the key.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote





next winters firewood
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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next winters firewood

Now thats what i call a load of firewood ! Well done.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any wood that can't be used to make charcoal (i.e. conifer) becomes our firewood.  Oak tends to become firewood because it is better for that than charcoal and we save the brown ends (wood that has not quite become charcoal) for our woodburners.  We get through quite a lot of wood in all.  Much of it is stored in our barn made from pallets and telegraph poles.  I would post a picture, but the internet connection is not good today.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What kind of wood makes charcoal please. We have pallet shed too and about to make another  
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Up to now we have 4 tonne of Ash and approx 2 tonne of Leylandi with around 6 tonne of Leylandi still to be cut up for 2014 and another Two tonne of Ash laid in the woods ready to be logged. All in all a good haul for this and next year. But we do struggle for pallets and the like for kindling.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OH purchased one of gareths pallet strippers a few months ago so now we have endless suply of wood!  Brilliant gadget gareth!  keeps hubby ammused for hours! any slats that split get used for fire and we now have a lovely supply of planking for building projects.  the chumps from the pallets burn lovely on the open fire.

have about 8 tonn of ash stacked and ready to go, it made the move with us! so much fun!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 12:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moving firewood twice has got to be one of my  jobs    
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got another van load of pallets yesterday and there's two or three more loads to fetch. The orange diesel light came on yesterday and I'm off to get a load this morning. I just hope that I don't run out of fuel before I get to the petrol station.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

bodger wrote:
. The orange diesel light came on yesterday and I'm off to get a load this morning. I just hope that I don't run out of fuel before I get to the petrol station.

Careful!!
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

OH is hauling the last 2 loads of logs after a builder friend asked if we could make use of 56 conifer trees all cut in 5ft lenghts ready to load i dread to think the size of the trees before they came down the logs are big just about as much as OH can lift. so all we do is roll up with trailer and load.

we also have 3 fruit trees to take down when time permits  
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Funny the things we say without thinking  
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Funny the things we say without thinking

I've put 95.00 of petrol into a diesel Transit, just the once...
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

12Bore wrote:
sod wrote:
Funny the things we say without thinking

I've put 95.00 of petrol into a diesel Transit, just the once...


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Made it.

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