Cut some brush to make a trail to the back property line.
Cut up some fallen branches into firewood. Wife wanted to drive the lawn tractor down there to bring the logs up and got sketched out by the slope.
Kids got a ride. Youngest has a blue mouth, working on his Halloween candy I see.
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I've got this temporary firewood rack set up just to get stuff off the ground until I build something more permanent. I have about 4 more trees (already cut) that are still piled where I cut them, and 1 standing dead trunk about 12" wide and 16' tall that I need to cut down. Then I have about 8 more small to medium sized post oaks and an elm that have to go eventually just because they're in the way or sick but since they're still alive and not at risk of falling on anybody I'm leaving them alone until I have a place to put them.
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The bulk of this work has been done with the Milwaukee M18 16" chainsaw. It's better in every way to the previous Poulan Pro I got at Walmart years ago...which it should be because it was 4x the price. But so far I have zero regrets getting that vs a similarly priced Echo or Stihl. I concede that it could simply be because I've never used one of those higher end saws and don't know what I'm missing...but ignorance is bliss.
My last house had a similar stove installation, except I burned coal, and not wood. Anyway, I installed a grate in the ceiling above the stove that lead to the floor above. I had a floor grate on the floor of the upper level and sheet metal connecting the two grates. Between the grates I installed a small fan, about the size of a desktop computer fan.I'm gonna have to do some sort of door or a curtain over this opening to the upstairs loft to keep some of the heat down here. I've also considered rigging up a plenum in the attic and connect all my return ducts to it along with some dampers so I can make the downstairs unit pull from the upstairs returns and bring some of the heat back down once it gets up there.