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Contract firewood processing near Chepstow?

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Hi all

 

I live near Chepstow and normally process my own logs with chainsaw and Fiskars. I enjoy the exercise, but it can take a while. In a couple of months time I should have a felled ash tree or two to process - these will be cut into manageable lengths, and from 2" to ~20" diameter I think. I was wondering if anyone in this area does contract processing, and what it might cost / how long it might take to process all my wood at once? Or if I'll just keep doing it myself! Hard to say how much wood there will be in total, but the main tree is the nearly dead one in my pic below. There will be another large branch from another ash (12" diameter?) and any other bits and pieces I can gather.

 

Access is a bit tight, but you can get a 7.5 ton van or Landrover and trailer to the house. Actual processing would need to be done in a paddock (up a fairly steep bank and under a tree through an ~8 foot gate), no hard surface.

 

Any ideas on likely costs and times? I appreciate there isn't a huge amount of info here, but a rough idea would be helpful.

 

Thanks.

 

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I would've thought the best thing (for one or two trees) would be ring it up with a chainsaw, then a go through it with good splitter

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There is a guy with his own mobile splitter who lives in Pwllmeyrick who is on facebook as Dennis' Tree Services.  He may be able to help you.

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