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Forum topic by Mark Wilson posted 03-26-2016 12:14 AM 1203 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-26-2016 12:14 AM

How do yo suppose a lot of the Exotic Woods get from where they grow, to our shops?
I was responding to some comments on Grumpy’s Interesting Tree Forum, when I dove into YT for videos of horse-Logging. One thing led to another.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm1IVbB8aOY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gBriAQjkCY

Now, mebees, some people with as much time on their hands as I have will come along with some fun things to look at.

-- Mark


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#1 posted 03-26-2016 12:33 AM

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#2 posted 03-26-2016 12:46 AM

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#3 posted 03-26-2016 02:03 AM

Here’s a modern Bullock Team from down under
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1CKlnTnpSI

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 03-26-2016 02:26 AM

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 03-26-2016 02:38 AM

Great videos!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 03-26-2016 10:34 AM

Tony, you know what I’m talking about. That’s exactl how the sled in the “controversial” sled above was loaded. I only wish your video were in English, so I could understand the guy.
Lew, close, but no cigar.
I spent at least 6 hours, 5 minutes, and 47 minutes, watching various videos of big animals moving stuff, tonight. The strength and agility of such behemoths is addictive.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 03-26-2016 12:11 PM

Interesting

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#8 posted 03-26-2016 02:04 PM

Interesting and fun to watch. The part that intrigues me so much about this is if all modern equipment was used what would the cost of some exotic lumber be.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 03-26-2016 02:17 PM

Beautiful animals, Mark! Thanks for sharing these videos.

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 03-26-2016 10:34 PM

Looks like that voice in your head led you to some very interesting and educational videos. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#11 posted 03-27-2016 12:04 AM

I have a real TREE elephant…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#12 posted 03-27-2016 12:58 AM

Good stuff.

Now you know why Exotic Woods cost so much. It cost a lot to feed an elephant.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#13 posted 04-21-2016 09:22 AM

Lovely.
I need one of those elephants for my shop now.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#14 posted 04-21-2016 09:07 PM

I’ve wanted a pet elephant forever, Mads. Why? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8yDH9ED760
And a pet camel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wae1Qu8fZg8&spfreload=10. They’re like real live Muppets.

-- Mark

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#15 posted 04-22-2016 12:02 AM

;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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