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Old 09-22-2015, 11:29 PM
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How long to cut and split a cord

How long does it take to fall a tree, de limb it, cut it, and split and stack a cord of wood? Just looking for a general average time. I have wooded acreage available to me, and I'm considering cutting some firewood this winter for something to do and make some extra cash. Thanks!
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Old 09-22-2015, 11:39 PM
Nunyabisnes Nunyabisnes is online now
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It'll be different depending on the person and the equipment, size of the tree, type of tree and so on.
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Old 09-23-2015, 12:02 AM
Regal Landscapes Regal Landscapes is online now
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I cant tell you how long it will take to fell and delimb as I get log loads from a logger, but here's what I have.

With my ms290 muffler mod and a sharp chain I can buck about a cord an hour and that includes throwing them off the stack into a pile on the side.

To split i use a iron and oak 4 way with an auto-cycle valve and ill get about a cord or a little less per hour with that.

That's all oak maple and hickory logs
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Old 09-23-2015, 12:42 AM
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I cant tell you how long it will take to fell and delimb as I get log loads from a logger, but here's what I have.

With my ms290 muffler mod and a sharp chain I can buck about a cord an hour and that includes throwing them off the stack into a pile on the side.

To split i use a iron and oak 4 way with an auto-cycle valve and ill get about a cord or a little less per hour with that.

That's all oak maple and hickory logs
That's encouraging to hear. Honestly if I could do one cord a day, just for something to do when it's not snowing I'll be happy.
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Old 09-23-2015, 10:46 AM
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Old 09-23-2015, 11:27 AM
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2 and a half hours if i have help with the brush. Falling timber in a woods is a PIA if it is dense and hard to get in and out of. We usually have a small fire to warm up hands and cook lunch on when we are out in winter. The kids love it! Making the work fun is key to keep my helpers working. So a day for us yields 1 or 2 cord if it isnt too cold, and we clean up our mess well.
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