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firewood processor hire/collective purchase?

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Postby Lucie Mayer » Sat Mar 13, 2010 3:15 pm

Hi there, as a family we are fairly new woodland owners. We are wanting to hire a firewood processor to convert about 15 30 ish cm diameter. The wood is fairly accessable and about 7 miles from Oxford. Does anyone know anywhere to hire one. Or do you own one and would like to share it for a fee? Or are you a small woodland owner in Oxfordshire who would like to establish a collective to buy machinery - ?mobile bandsay plus firewood processor. If your wood is in South Oxfordshire as Seeda grant may pay up to 50% of cost.

be in touch..

Lucie Mayer
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Postby tracy » Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:06 pm

Hi Lucie

Yes, these SEEDA grants are amazing!

If you don't get to hear from anyone too near to you - try looking in Woodlots for chipper hire.

Well worth phoning around and finding out how to maximise use of a chipper, if it comes with a person and sort out details on how the site is left etc.

Let us know how you get on! Sounds good!

There is usually a shortage of firewood - so you could always sell the logs rather than chipping them?


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Postby Darren » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:28 pm

I think Lucie was thinking of these

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Postby DaveTaz » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:09 am

A few sites to look at .... who knows?

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