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Forum topic by bannerpond1 posted 492 days ago 564 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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bannerpond1

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492 days ago

I found this when I was splitting firewood. You never know what’s in there.

-- --Dale Page


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 492 days ago

Sweet!

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

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Elizabeth

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#2 posted 492 days ago

We don’t have a woodburning stove but sometimes I think I should get one just for the firewood excuse. Nice find!

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#3 posted 492 days ago

That’s why I love cutting my own wood. Christmas in every log! Great find.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Kreegan

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#4 posted 492 days ago

That would make a couple of gorgeous small bowls.

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#5 posted 492 days ago

I have about 3 cords of that stuff I’m going to burn it.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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sprucegum

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#6 posted 491 days ago

I was looking my wood pile over this morning and 3 cords of spalt wood may be an exaggeration but I bet there is a cord of unsplit blocks some of them pretty big that show a lot of spalt on the ends. If anyone is interested I will help you load your long bed pickup for $100 it is worth almost that to burn. There is more of the same blow down tree that I left to rot in the woods because I had no use for more wood. My wood land was poorly managed or unmanaged for at least 40 years before I owned it so it is loaded with trees that need to be salvaged so if anyone has need for wood especially maple in various stages of decay let me know.

-- A tube of calk and a gallon of paint will make a carpenter what he ain't

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Nomad62

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#7 posted 491 days ago

My wife gets a kick out of my snooping thru the wood chunks one last time, Just gotta keep that one piece! I’d love to take a couple off your hands, but I’m a ways away; nice to see you look for a way to use it before it’s lost to rot. Best of luck!

-- Power tools put us ahead of the monkeys

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#8 posted 491 days ago

A beautiful piece of wood. You’re right, you don’t ever know until you look.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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