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Alistair Hearn

Timber near Stirling

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I'm involved with a small-scale felling operation 30 miles north of Stirling, Scotland. The trees comprise Lawson Cypress (10 Ton), Western Red Cedar (15 Ton) and Larch (8 Ton) - weights are approximate.

The downside to the felling, is that a couple of us are carrying out this work voluntarily for the Scout Association, so we can only fell the trees over several weekends, which might take a year to complete.

I'm looking for someone who might be interested in buying the timber as a lot or in part, but they'd need to transport it off site. The site is adjacent to an old railway line and so is solid and has reasonable access. I would need the timber moved soon after we carry out a weekends felling; therefore, there might be two or three journeys.

If anyone is interested or knows someone who might be able to help us out, please reply or PM me.

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Hi Big J,

 

There are about 15 Lawson poles at roughly 50cm DBH and 10-15m length; there are 5 WRC poles at roughly 70cm DBH and 15-20m length; and 6 Larch stems at around 40-50cm DBH and 20m length.

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Would you not be better milling it on site, I'm sure the scouts could use it for various projects within there organisation?

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Hi Big J,

 

There are about 15 Lawson poles at roughly 50cm DBH and 10-15m length; there are 5 WRC poles at roughly 70cm DBH and 15-20m length; and 6 Larch stems at around 40-50cm DBH and 20m length.

 

lawsons is a lovely timber but rare to see it cut. hope it gets used.

 

great for outdoor furniture.

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Would you not be better milling it on site, I'm sure the scouts could use it for various projects within there organisation?

 

I had considered that, but the site is only managed on a voluntary basis so arranging for someone to plank it up, then storing it and tidying the sawdust is more hassle than it's worth. The Committee would rather get rid of it.

Are there any local companies who might take it for biomass woodchip or even firewood, if it won't go for timber?

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I'm involved with a small-scale felling operation 30 miles north of Stirling, Scotland. The trees comprise Lawson Cypress (10 Ton), Western Red Cedar (15 Ton) and Larch (8 Ton) - weights are approximate.

The downside to the felling, is that a couple of us are carrying out this work voluntarily for the Scout Association, so we can only fell the trees over several weekends, which might take a year to complete.

I'm looking for someone who might be interested in buying the timber as a lot or in part, but they'd need to transport it off site. The site is adjacent to an old railway line and so is solid and has reasonable access. I would need the timber moved soon after we carry out a weekends felling; therefore, there might be two or three journeys.

If anyone is interested or knows someone who might be able to help us out, please reply or PM me.

 

Offer still stands to give you a hand with this.

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