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Hows the log sales going now

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Yeah a couple of times, once when the boiler for our shed broke and I struggle during February, March time while we're busy lambing. I also made the mistake of having a few days off over Christmas last year just as we had a rush on orders.

 

We stockpile in the summer about 250cube which fills up our space and we can dry 50cube a week in the winter so sometimes we get busy periods but at worst we've just had to apologise and say it will be ready in another week.

 

Before we had the drying shed we would sell out all our stockpile by January then it was a matter of trying to find dry logs in the winter so I won't complain now. ;)

 

You sound like a busy man! Especially juggling logs and lambing which let's face it are both very time consuming. But that is the main attraction of a kiln that if you do well and sell most if your dry stock it's only a matter of a week and you can re supply customers with dry logs. We had it when we first started that the first 3 seasons we ran out of dry logs so just had to say we have logs but they're not really ready to burn, some people went else where others bought them and dried them in front of their fire before burning and others bought them to store and use the following year. What it has done is a lot of those people now buy and stock up during summer and early winter

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As for sales how are you Lot getting on, we did 47 bags over the weekend (saturday/sunday)

 

Good thanks William

 

Did 7 cube yesterday so nothing like your scale but good for our little set up.

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We're doing around 50-60cube a week which is our aim. Would like to do slightly more but we're not pushing it became we're at drying capacity.

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Doing about 10-15 cube at the moment which is fine as we're trying to get our upgraded kiln built. Not doing any advertising at all either, all via word of mouth and from stove installers.

 

Once the kiln is done I want to be at least double I would think.

 

 

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