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Woodlover

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  1. I made this simple tea light holder years ago from pallet wood, my other half liked it...Make it as long as you like and even paint it to match existing styles ect...Suppose ya could even engrave names on the hearts?
  2. An Idea that I have had for some time is a miniature village for children with the houses all made from logs and pallet wood. In the summer months it would be a picnic type of afternoon event and in the winter it could become a Christmas Elf Village. I would have the houses either side of paths that lead to a clearing where a main event can happen like a Santa`s grotto , Reindeer ,a Fire ,BBQ ect I made a miniature log cabin for my was 2 year old daughter a few years ago, took a few days but could easily make enough for a whole village within 6 months and for little cost other than the labour if the wood is freely available. The House`s do not have to be water-proof or even open to the public as long as they look good, wood chipped paths and miniature conifers for the village and the jobs a good un.
  3. The best of ideas are ones that may one day require a house being built?...like the grand designs guy who built in the woods? I would look at that rule book first before going down any road as those rules would help influence any decision I would make.
  4. Has Larch got nice textured bark ? and is it unwanted/unloved and rejected in the world of firewood logs? as every one wants hard woods? if so I want what you guys do not, I will pay the normal Ton price for the too small stuff and save your chippers some work. Do you guys process into logs anything under 8 inch? or is it just chipped? What is too small for a log processor or what size is just hassle? I was hoping the size of log I requested would be of a size usually rejected for firewood and therefore I would be swamped with offers...?
  5. I cannot recommend a decent firm but years ago when I went down that road I got the price of a personal loan first and in my bargaining with the car finance firm they agreed to the same interest rate, saved about 2 percent APR if I remember right...this was in 2011.
  6. In a dream the other night this bearded old guy told me to make a boat...but I am not doing that, I am building a log shelter that runs around the fence of my garden and will have planters on the roof... and also , hopefully something that might be a money maker 🤞...and believe it or not it may get me and my family a free stay in a center parks, if my cunning plan works...but that is top secret so don't tell anyone about that ...or the boat , I don't want a load of animals turning up, the misses would go mental.
  7. I am led to believe it rots easily ,I do not want to burn it I want to make stuff out of it for outside use. Also the little bit I have had recently been given to me had loads of rot in the middle of the larger logs , I had not seen this on any other logs ever before so I am a bit put of.
  8. I only need about a Ton`s worth but will consider any deal up to 5 Ton if its cheaper per Ton. I want any wood other than silver birch, ideally a mix of soft and hard woods .Freshly felled or seasoned. Nice and straight if poss. I need it delivered to Nelson East Lancashire. I need the majority of the logs to be roughly 4ft long but some bigger or smaller is fine, also they only need to be about 5 inches thick ...about the thickness of this one in a pic I found would be perfect. Got Cash ,the space is ready for them from next Monday onwards....PM me a price please.
  9. Gavs weather vids on youtube is what I watch for an idea of the weather ahead. Gav posts vids every day but on Sundays does a Winter one , its long and in parts boring but still has some good info. Then for weather in the week ahead I use this site (from Gav`s vids)which is very accurate for 3 days ahead, if you know how to read it. https://www.wetterzentrale.de/en/show_diagrams.php?model=gfs&var=201&geoid=48772&lid=ENS&bw=true
  10. I don't understand why the site allows such words, can it not be done automatically...I am sure on some forums I have visited swearing is just not possible unless you use the wrong spelling, this must also apply to racist words to. Steve , all you have to do is type one of the racist words into the search box and hey presto .
  11. I agree , when it is free I never moan about it but as soon as I buy it I start moaning to myself about the moisture the value for money ,the heat it produces ect
  12. They probably do not have the power to detain anyone who has made an innocent mistake... but the request is valid... and all too often confused by most decent people to be an actual obligation. I strongly recommend the Utube vids from Crimbodge , I have recently discovered his channel and its very entertaining ...He is sooo pissed with the police , but for good reason IMO from what he broadcasts.. its very educational about our rights, I have learnt a lot from his videos that would help in situations like this.
  13. I have trouble putting much thought to this subject as I am confident that new tech,materials and advances in clean electricity generation will solve this problem long before ever more polluting materials of insulation would, I say polluting in the way of manufacturing and disposal of insulation. We are better of in the long run to keep what we have and not produce polluting materials like rockwall ect and let the heat escape , as long as we have clean electricity we can waste all that we want? The answer IMO is to concentrate our efforts and cash on generating clean electricity.
  14. I have an idea thanks to another post asking for a chainsaw carver (Funky munkey). I can turn almost any tree Stump into a Dolls house scale size type of thing , call it a Fairy House Pixie House or what ever suits your needs. Like in the pic below I can put a roof on to almost any Tree Stump and drill as many windows as required and include a door at ground level. I can even install battery powered lighting so at night it lights up.` I usually work small pieces of a Tree trunk in a workshop but I am sure that I can on location in a back garden or with the right tools anywhere create a House from a Tree Stump. Ideally the Stump would be taller than the width and for the best effect 4 -6 ft high. 1st customer gets it for half price ,send me a pic for a quote.
  15. I am curious to know why so last minute if you don't mind telling? either you share my organisational skills and leave everything till the last minute or you got the contract last minute is my guess...but if you have the pizza oven business then you would have a regular supply wouldn't you?

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