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What to do with all the sawdust ?

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I’m only an occasional cutter of the wood, usually because i’ve had a call to come and clear a fallen tree or the similar which becomes my firewood for the following year. I tend to clean up as much of the sawdust as i can to give a good impression tho, so just usually bag it up and give it to local farmers for bedding of horses, cows, sheep etc. I don’t charge for it because it tends to bring me favours in return some times. i.e i’ll get a call to come clear a fallen tree for them so i get a free supply of wood for the year after again, works for me 🤷‍♂️

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i actually give away about few cube a year of sawdust to the local water authority who uses it in dam gate maintenance.

They mix up small amount of it in a dustbin with a little water and dump it on the upstream side of the stop logs ( huge concrete beams ) lowered in in place of the gate they are working on and the sawdust finds its way into any leaks and seals them up as it swells.

Apparently its good for about 24 hours then it would have to be done again

 

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