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What does everyone do with sawdust?

Is there any good uses (except for extremely difficult jigsaws)

I’ve got quite a pile building up!

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Burn it in a big pile with lashings of Red Diesel. :D 

 

I'll build a Sawdust Stove when I build myself a workshop, but that will only account for a fraction of whats produced.

 

If Im milling Oak or Cherry then I keep a bagful back for the Smoker.

 

I throw a wheelbarrow full in with the Chickens now and again. 

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Burn it in a big pile with lashings of Red Diesel.  
 
I'll build a Sawdust Stove when I build myself a workshop, but that will only account for a fraction of whats produced.
 
If Im milling Oak or Cherry then I keep a bagful back for the Smoker.
 
I throw a wheelbarrow full in with the Chickens now and again. 


Can you burn wet (as in fresh cut) sawdust with a sawdust stove?

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Just go and see the nearest farmer and say it will be a regular thing they will take it of your hands with out thinking about it, 

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26 minutes ago, Ben scott said:

 


Can you burn wet (as in fresh cut) sawdust with a sawdust stove?
 

 

I think it needs to be dry. So could be a problem I guess? Might be better running the stove on planer shavings? 

 

Like I say, i just burn it just now. 

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10 minutes ago, spuddog0507 said:

Just go and see the nearest farmer and say it will be a regular thing they will take it of your hands with out thinking about it, 

Oh? Why would they want it? 

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1 hour ago, trigger_andy said:

Oh? Why would they want it? 

With the price of straw at £137 a tonne for cattle bedding they will take it believe me, mind you sawdust is approaching the £100 a tonne mark now, the guy i rent my yard/shed off is using a arctic load of sawdust every 12-14 days,

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With the price of straw at £137 a tonne for cattle bedding they will take it believe me, mind you sawdust is approaching the £100 a tonne mark now, the guy i rent my yard/shed off is using a arctic load of sawdust every 12-14 days,



That’s mad!

Is it chip-like sawdust or the powdery sawdust you get on Bandsaws?

Does he pay that much for the Sawdust?

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6 minutes ago, trigger_andy said:

 

 


That’s mad!

Is it chip-like sawdust or the powdery sawdust you get on Bandsaws?

Does he pay that much for the Sawdust?

 

 

Sawdust is sawdust 🤣That is why its called dust. What a dumb question.

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Just now, topchippyles said:

Sawdust is sawdust 🤣

Not really.

 

Wood shavings are often preferred to sawdust for pet bedding because the very fine particles in sawdust can cause respiratory problems for all animals

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