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Blog entry by Whitt posted 08-09-2011 06:46 PM 6063 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If anyone is looking for and has the means to remove a 8’ tall by 6-7’ wide, 1 ton Oak Burr, I spied one in a wood pile, free for the taking. The Pile is located in St Cloud Mn. at Whitney Park. The Huge Pile of trees started after a July 1st storm that knocked hundreds of trees over and with a couple other storms since the pile still remains.
People can collect firewood and such. I sign does say No Private Wood Haulers.
I have collected some nice Apple, Walnut and Red Cedar.
I wish I had the Means and a Spot to put that Burr at my house, she is a Beaut!

-- "May the Grain be with You, Always"



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Karson

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 08:05 PM

Looks like it would be a great capture. I nope that someone can use it for something else than firewood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 08-09-2011 10:34 PM

Find a buddy with a chain saw and buy him a case of beer or 2 and help him cut it up in big enough chunks to haul away.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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HalDougherty

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 11:02 PM

I wish I could transport one that big too. I’m building a trailer with an A frame on the rear to pick up bigger logs. I can’t wait till it’s finished. It’s also too far from East Tennessee to do me any good as well. bummer

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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