What do you eat out there? Working in the forest is fun but you can’t only work, you have to eat as well. Last winter I decides to be sound, so I made different kinds of sallad in the evenings that I brought to the forest the next day. It was great, for a few weeks. Then I bought potato sallad at the grocery, fried some sausages to take with me.…[Read more]
An article here at forestry.com (link below) claims that it should be possible to “rent out” the forest for carbon sink, and get payed for it. It really sounds too good to be true. Theoretically it seems possible, according to the article, but is there a state or a country somewhere that really cares THAT much for the environment that they would…[Read more]
I´m not sure, but it must have been the industry that pushed the development towards Cut-To-Length systems as pulpwood and saw logs never went to the same place. The forest companies thought that it was more efficient to do the sorting directly in the forest and bring the wood directly from the forest to the right mill.
That’s my guess anyway.
In my opinion you shouldn’t use the copies, especially if you use the saws on a daily basis. Warranty, spare parts and safety issues are things to take into consideration. Original is always better, and if a new one is too expensive – A used original is probably better than a new copy.
Feller butchers to us here in Sweden and Northern Europe are small and mainly used for bioenergy harvesting. The big ones that you see in North America haven’t been used here for decades as the CTL-harvesters has taken over. But where, apart from North America, are the big feller butchers actually used? Are there any here in Europe?