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Look at this tree log this guy is giving away for FREE in New Jersey, if yo
Again, I can't wait to find out how much it actually weighs. I went into my garage and weighed a log that looks about 30% smaller than the one pictured (using the crate as a reference) and it was only 55 lbs... it IS dry, as I said, though .
OK, so being an architect I have a table of weights of wood both green and dried. Hardwoods like ash are 45-50 lb/ft3 while dry they are closer to 35lb/ft3. Softwoods like fir and cedar are in the 30's. Looking at the Craigs list photo I'd say it's about 4ft long and the ad says it is about 13" diameter. I calculated its volume as just over 4 ft3, so I'd put money on it being between 150 and 200lb.
Pfft. I put my estimate WAY higher than you. I've tried to lift such logs. It's about 250. My estimate is obviously not as scientifically bases as that above ....but, I'm confident that I will prevail for the win!
I really feel like I won today. From nothing I started, now I am following the dream of lifting this log over my head. That's the value of a vision, and then you develop the vision, and 40 years from now I will still be lifting the same log.
The woman asked me what it was for and I told her lifting and moving around, and then she paused and looked confused, and she asked me why, and I said for exercise. Then I carried it out and the rest is history that I am making today, we're all making history.