Recently in my email inbox, there has been some discussion on hanging posted signs on live trees with aluminum nails. I've read that using aluminum nails does negligible damage to the tree. The…Continue
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Another great day at the C4C landing! Lots of action, lots of wood chips, and thanks to Eileen, lots of donuts! Gary worked with Kathy at the splitter and also took a bunch of great pictures for us. Here is a sequence of pics of Kathy, which demonstrates the emotions of operating a fine logsplitter.
Just a quick post to show some pics from last Wednesday and as a reminder to mark your calendar for the next bimonthly event on June 9 at David and Celia's place just outside of Avon, NY. More on that below.....
Here's Jim whittling logs down to size:
And here's David…Continue
The NYFOA C4C Team operates like a well-oiled machine and it just acquired a new....well-oiled machine! With special thanks to Runnings - Brockport and John Schumacher, C4C purchased a brand new log splitter complete with Kohler engine. Runnings gave a big discount and had its team assemble and prepare the splitter for C4C's service.
NYFOA's Greg Lessord was key to this acquisition and mentions, "It's a Black Diamond 25-ton vertical and horizontal splitter on a tow-behind…Continue
Dean: "David, how many logs are left on the landing?" David: "Only a few. I think there are 4 or 5 face cords. An easy day."
Eleven face cords later, and the team is still ready for more!
When our partners at Wagner Hardwoods deliver logs, they do it very carefully and stack the pile well off the ground on "stringer" logs so that there is plenty of room for air to flow. In addition, having the logs off the ground keeps them clean and dry and makes it easy…Continue