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    A new day

    Started serious cross training today, 4 hours with a chainsaw in my hand! All dead standing or on the ground, 3 more tomorrow. It was -2 or -3 when we started 4 or 4 when we finished. At least 3 more (bigger trees) to knock down tomorrow. Gonna be splitting for a while next week btw, I am absolutely in love with my wood shed!!! No tarps and DRY WOOD!.
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    Cool place for the grill, too

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    Quote Originally Posted by 10ae1203 View Post
    Cool place for the grill, too
    Considering I use a lot of wood in it! I need new wheels, I shattered one today! I do pull it out from under the roof before I use it.
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    Funny, I told my wife that I need new wheels but I might need a new grill too. Her response, "yeah but you'll still have the wheels". Yeah, there's a reason we have been married for 37 years.
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    Oh, she's not afraid to drive the bobcat either. (although I am afraid to ride with her in her car (shhhhhhhhhh)
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    Very nicely built dryer.

    Question. How did you secure the metal roofing? And did you pour that cement pad yourself or/is it actually cement? Remarkable detail you put into it. Last question did you pitch the pad for water to flow away from the cords of wood or is everything level? I'd like to do something like that, here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eretz View Post

    Very nicely built dryer.

    Question. How did you secure the metal roofing? And did you pour that cement pad yourself or/is it actually cement? Remarkable detail you put into it. Last question did you pitch the pad for water to flow away from the cords of wood or is everything level? I'd like to do something like that, here.
    Roofing is screwed to purlins spanning rafters cement has been there for year's, poured it for the kids to play on. However, i do not put the wood directly on the cement. Lemme find the thread on the building project
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eretz View Post
    Very nicely built dryer.

    Question. How did you secure the metal roofing? And did you pour that cement pad yourself or/is it actually cement? Remarkable detail you put into it. Last question did you pitch the pad for water to flow away from the cords of wood or is everything level? I'd like to do something like that, here.
    here is the original thread
    as promised
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    Quote Originally Posted by Touch0Gray View Post
    here is the original thread
    as promised
    And yes I poured the cement myself, well, 3 of us... 20 x 20 feet. Too big for one person (me)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Touch0Gray View Post
    And yes I poured the cement myself, well, 3 of us... 20 x 20 feet. Too big for one person (me)
    Thank you for posting details and photos.
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    I haven't tarped a woodstack since I had an old tarp give up the ghost and revert to an interminable mass of polyethylene threads over the course of a year. I've been covering my stacks with plywood sheets, but when we built our new garage we added a carport on one end, and the outside edge of that is the perfect place to stack a cord and a half or so. Not quite enough for our needs. I may need to build a shed this year.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DocRogers View Post
    I haven't tarped a woodstack since I had an old tarp give up the ghost and revert to an interminable mass of polyethylene threads over the course of a year. I've been covering my stacks with plywood sheets, but when we built our new garage we added a carport on one end, and the outside edge of that is the perfect place to stack a cord and a half or so. Not quite enough for our needs. I may need to build a shed this year.


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    Apparently you are a much quicker study than I am Doc!
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    That last picture was just a start last weekend, we ended up with 2 more full rows on the west end, I'll get a pic of it tomorrow. It is all absolutely gorgeous wood, dead standing red elm or dead fall, not actually on the ground. No bark, no rot no bugs. Elm burns so hot that it leaves clinkers in the stove like coal does
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    I cut a couple of big dead standing red oaks that were blocking our trail (we have a trail around the perimeter of our land) last fall, but never skidded them out. Lotta good wood out there, just need to go get it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DocRogers View Post
    I cut a couple of big dead standing red oaks that were blocking our trail (we have a trail around the perimeter of our land) last fall, but never skidded them out. Lotta good wood out there, just need to go get it.


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    You new here son? USELESS WITHOUT PICTURES!
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    I'll take some when I hike out there.


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