Small crabapple tree comming down

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Forum topic by B4B posted 08-02-2017 02:15 AM 1402 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-02-2017 02:15 AM

We have to replace our septic, and the new location will require us to cut down a crab apple tree. The main trunk is not more than 7 feet long and probably 10 inches or so in diameter. Its also not exactly round.

Perhaps good for turning? Maybe a couple planks? Thoughts, is it worth the effort to try and dry out?

And sorry, the pic is sideaays.

-- There's two routers in my vocab, one that moves data and one that removes wood, the latter being more relevant on this forum.

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#1 posted 08-02-2017 02:37 AM

I got a couple small ones that were killed by Katrina that had some awesome grain.

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#2 posted 08-02-2017 09:20 AM

Apple is good stuff. Try and preserve as much as you can. Saw handles are a particularly good use for it.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#3 posted 08-02-2017 10:48 AM

If you have an excavator there can you try to transplant it?

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