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Old 05-17-2011, 08:25 PM
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Default Home project #2: Firewood stockpile

I got a new toy a few months ago, figured I would cut, split my own firewood to save money. The logs I get arent seasoned well, but it only takes a few months to season once they are split.

This is the new toy






First delivery of wood, After I cut it



Break time, enjoy the view


Split pile #1 of this delivery

Of course I failed to take a picture of the second pile after it was all split.

Part #2, Build wood racks. Part of the second pile is in this shot. This part of my yard used to be trees and a dog run from a previous owner, I started clearing this 3 years ago and this is the first year I can use it for the firewood!




Stacking the wood:







Part #3, build a base to the tree for another row and stack




The wood racks and wood stacking was done in 2 days (thank god it went quick) I still have 3/4 of pile #1 to stack and another load already cut waiting to be split. More wood racks to come along with more splitting and stacking!

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Old 05-17-2011, 08:26 PM
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I hate coors but you did an awesome job for an old guy lint!
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Holy wood Batman!
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That is one hell of a pile of wood!
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:31 PM
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I hate coors but you did an awesome job for an old guy lint!
Thanks, Coors is the only thing us old guys can drink. Good news though FRA, my son drew up your schematic for the stang light. Pm me your address

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That is one hell of a pile of wood!
Sadly, I have about 2 more loads of logs that need to be delivered, so the pile will grow ALOT!

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LOL, yeah all done in the pouring rain the last two days!
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:32 PM
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Thats the way to do it. I cut firewood on weekends to sell and its really not bad when you have a splitter Thats gonna be nice and ready in a few months.
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I hate you lol
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Thats the way to do it. I cut firewood on weekends to sell and its really not bad when you have a splitter Thats gonna be nice and ready in a few months.
Thanks man. I think the hardest thing is splitting the logs that are 2-3 feet in diameter. Those things are a bitch to move!
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Thanks man. I think the hardest thing is splitting the logs that are 2-3 feet in diameter. Those things are a bitch to move!
Yeah my friend found some old things that look like giant cat claws from a yard sale a few years ago. Were used to move giant blocks of ice for an ice machine. They worked wonderful till we lost them.
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:42 PM
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LOL...How can ya lose tongs that size? lol
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:48 PM
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need to find you some sheet metal to cover it with so it wont get covered in snow this winter....
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need to find you some sheet metal to cover it with so it wont get covered in snow this winter....
I have tin for roofing I cover it with now. Once its seasoned, I have a wood bin I built to store it in the winter. I just have to tar paper and shingle the roof and I'm set
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:06 PM
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well that's if you dont decide to have one hell of a bon fire... lol
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Old 05-17-2011, 09:13 PM
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I'm going to! I have alot of scrap wood left from my projects
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LOL...How can ya lose tongs that size? lol
They weren't really tongs. Handle with long claws. They fell outta the truck one weekend driving back to town. Went a ways out a dirt road. Didn't notice they were gone till the next weekend. Went back and couldn't find them.
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