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    While back I enquired about some Elm logs. Managed to get some delivered unexpectedly today, around 14 tons. Sizes base average 26" and significantly wider in the crotch. Pleased with the haul, hope some come up nice. Not something I see very often! And be able to pick the ones I wanted 😊 Incase any one is wondering, that ring is 79 x 65" 🤣
  2. Is that biomass prices? I have no idea what they are as I am not involved with that side of things on the trees.
  3. Redwood, as in Sequoia. Ideally looking at a value of a 3m x 48" log hopefully with little taper as it would be a more central section at that size.
  4. Thank you What about Redwood price hoppus? I want to buy a chunk possibly
  5. What are redwood logs going for currently hoppus price? Wanting to buy some and don't know what they are worth?
  6. And choose the best quality of logs for such items. Plantation grown timber that has equal stress throughout is likelybto be less prone to problem. If the oak or any tree has grown on the side of the wind arrives such as a south westerly hedge row than you will get more stress and tension as the tree has grown to accommodate it
  7. Thank you gentlemen, that gives me something to work on. I recently had a very small piece i managed to aquire, but this may be a lot more and potentially bigger. Not fantastic quality but Elm none the less, something I rarely see.
  8. Ive been offered some Elm, and as a fair man i want to pay fair money but not be fingered by the seller! What, where or how are the going rates for timber calculated, is there an industry pricing model or is it a case of paying what you feel is mutually acceptable? This is a commercial seller and obviously they know more than I, but I'd like to know what they are asking is fair. What is the going rate for pippy/ burr Oak, Elm, spalted Beech etc ? Ash seems to be down for fire wood prices and how many bags a bloke can get out of the stem.... which leaves majority of it unobtainable in price! Any advice on hoppus foot prices or a link would be fantastic. A few recent boards off the mill 900 wide Yew, and some over size WRC Tia
  9. I've heard that sycamore can be or is notorious for problems when drying. Hope you have luck in doing so and it is not a wasted exercise in the long run. Especially as you say, very plain boards.
  10. Big piece of Ash today from a job back in November. Unfortunately there was only minor Olive wood which I was surprised about and a bit gutted. Even the bottom trunk section had minimal amount 🙄 1200 at the widest spot and 1380 long by 80 thick.
  11. Mine is nearly mint and don't like to use it. 070 maximises my 54" bar at 111cc is adequate. 090 is 137cc and will pull 9ft without wincing.
  12. 070, non AV. I've an 070av and an 090av that I don't use for milling anymore, not that I ever used the 90 much anyway.
  13. Some big 4ft diameter burr sweet chestnut from a fellow arbtalker that i purchased a while back. Cocked one board up and another split on an old union. Useable with some modification!
  14. Some big 4ft diameter burr sweet chestnut from a fellow arbtalker that i purchased a while back. Cocked one board up and another split on an old union. Useable with some modification!


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