I’ve been cutting up the mixed wood slabs from the mill for firewood splits. I built wood cribs 4ft x 4ft x 16 inches. The skid steer pallet forks allow me to pick up three cribs at a time when I need to move them. Continue reading
Its that time of year, where the mornings are cool and the sun stays low over the trees until noon. Just right for moving wood into primary storage for next year.
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Our Harman Oakwood fire place goes boom!
What do these have in common?
2 pieces of 2x6x48, 1 piece of 3/4 x 24 x 96 plywood, a piece of 2x4x60 inch and 7 pieces of 2×4 8 inch
September will soon be here so its time to prep the wood sheds for the winter. That means covering up the split firewood to keep the rains and snow off.
Seems to be that time of the year again for gathering pallets. There are a number of local places that discard of pallets outside of their place of business. They are only too happy for you to come along and take them away, but you should always ask first.
With a few clouds to break from the sun, it was still a hot day to do such work. And work it is!
With 14 cords left to block (and split), I’ve been trying to get some time in each evening to pick away at the pile. This evening I found out that I am not allergic to a wasp sting. One can really sting. Two is downright annoying. Getting stung 3 times would put anybody in a bad frame of mind. But I didn’t get stung 3 times, no, not even 4 times…
We’ve been busy the last week, trying to get at a pile of hardwood that’s been sitting in your driveway for about 18 months now. 2 cords cut and split… only 14 more to do!!
We cut a cord of hardwood today. I started out using 2 different Stihl saws but the little one I knew was underpowered for the 12 inch wide maple, and the larger one didn’t fair much better. So, I dug out Stubbert’s ol’ faithful, a Husqvarna 353G.