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Got oak ...

Postby mstibs » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:19 pm

... for a sixpack. It was broken last weekend from snow and wind right at the roadside and the guys were just shreddering the branches.
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Up to 40 cm diameter and up to 80 cm long ... heavy stuff says my acheing back.
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I guess it's the time of the year when sourcing fresh material is quite easy. Had a day off today and the trailer was already unloaded from last weekends demo at the Fish & Wood Fest.

Mental note for myself: Have a sixpack beer in the trunk for the next months to bribe the roadmen.

Cheers!
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Re: Got oak ...

Postby RJWEcology » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:51 pm

haha! I had to "bribe" some men at work when an oak branch needed work in a local park. They had some nice cherry in the back of their van which I got them to chainsaw up for me! We made the cherry into some signs in another local park (in Birmingham). :D
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