Thursday, 21 April 2011

Will chainsaw for beer vouchers

Amazing what you can do with a 20" chainsaw bar. Or rather, amazing what Wayne's cousin John can do:


No gloves, no helmet, no ear protectors ... shaking head, it seems to be a "Cumbrian thing".

17 large discs ( a couple of which are about 3 foot across) plus the green trolley absolutely full. That's a lot of timber, more than we expected.




The huge stump on the right is 3 foot across at the cut end, about 30 years worth of rings.

And whilst he was here, the 'last log' got sliced up leaving a six foot section to be placed near the pond.




Yes it's a mess, but it says something for how far we have come that I now consider that a "manageable mess"


8 comments:

  1. What a difference it makes though. There must be so much more light to the garden now.

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  2. There certainly is more light Flum, and with that comes zillions more weeds :{

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  3. Weren't those stumps "free to a good home", given you didn't want to kill the Husky trying to get that last bit of wood out? If so then I'll gladly take them off your hands — nice of John to cut them up for me as well {chortle}

    At least that means you can do something with that area now!

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  4. James, you are welcome to try and take as much of the stumps as you can get in the car next weekend {snortle}

    The nicely cut discs are headed for our large log pile!

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  5. Progress each and every day, what will you do with yourselves once you've run out of trees to chainsaw? LOL!

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  6. what will you do with yourselves once you've run out of trees to chainsaw

    Hmm, let me think about that . . . for about a nanosecond. How about: sit and enjoy the view, go fell walking, make quilts, plant things and watch them grow, relax?

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  7. A good, satisfying day's work. Definitely earned his beer vouchers!

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  8. Cheers Matron, worrying thing is it wasn't a day's work - this took him about 2 hours! Would have taken me a week.

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