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Spana

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Are your logs cut ready for winter
« on: October 08, 2011, 20:37 »
Ours are, so bring it on :D

OH's been cutting and splitting logs for the last week.  He's filled 20 big feed bags with split logs. That should be enough for this winter and some for next.  :happy:

By putting the logs in the bags he can pick the bag up with the spike on the tractor and dump it at the sitting room french doors.  Its easy then just to stack them around the log burner. :happy:

Have you got your logs done yet? :)





JRT just checking hes cut the sort that burn well :lol:



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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2011, 20:42 »

Grand log splitter!  ;)

Borrow it??  :lol:

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2011, 20:44 »
Will you pay the postage :D

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2011, 20:55 »

More like, haven't got the space in the back garden.  :(

And I don't think it would fit through garage door then onto through utility room door.  :tongue2:


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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2011, 20:58 »
Looks like the chopper for you then :D

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2011, 22:59 »
I stacked my logs, I also split most of em  >:(  My OH says I make a better job of it than him  :nowink:   I like stacking logs into the new log store but one or two did fall on me when I was filling the lower tiers.  Note to self to start from the bottom next time. Ouch  :blush:

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2011, 23:10 »
I stacked my logs, I also split most of em  >:(  My OH says I make a better job of it than him  :nowink:   I like stacking logs into the new log store but one or two did fall on me when I was filling the lower tiers.  Note to self to start from the bottom next time. Ouch  :blush:

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2011, 15:47 »

Where you have really large logs to split, it is far easier with a couple of wedges, far safer too.    Cheers,    Tony.
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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2011, 16:02 »
I presume this is a pto log splitter pictured? The tractor gives a clue.  ::) Does it have a wedge or spiral or what shaped splitting surface?
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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2011, 16:18 »
I presume this is a pto log splitter pictured?

No, it has a coal chisel point.  OH made it himself 30 years ago :)

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2011, 16:20 »
Made to last.  :)

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2011, 19:47 »
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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2011, 06:33 »
A forest near my home was thinned last year and the contractor left tons and tons of lengths all ovet the place(to lazy to get out of the machine probably).Theres also three stacks with about 5 tons each of timber in them.I asked the owner if I could collect some bits for the fire and to my surprise he said'take it all if you want' so for the last year I've been cutting a chainsaw tankfull every weekend.Its amazing how much you can cut in 45 mins.

I really love the birch.I though it would be a * to split but you just have to show it the axe and it's split.

I like the shed.Is that a fordson major or 65x tractor

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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2011, 07:33 »
We had 8 cubics delivered about 6 weeks ago and it is all cut, chopped and stacked ready for the winter. We had a new burner complete with oven installed on Monday so bring on the snow.
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Re: Are your logs cut ready for winter
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2011, 07:53 »
I've always wanted a woodburner with an oven and a hotplate.I've seen one with the oven to the side of the fire and the hot plate on the top but wifey won't have it at all.I'll just have to build a log cabin in the woods ,grow a beard,get a pet bear and get an old man with a mule called no7 to call now and again. ;)



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