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  • frigate
    Club Member
    • Aug 2019
    • 94
    • East Quogue, NY

    My Wood Arrived

    Somewhere on the site I said, that part of my land surveying fee for a commercial project was I wanted the cherry trees on the site for smoking. Last Monday at 11:30 AM I got a call from the property owner saying the wood cutters/chippers were on site and I needed to get there to picked up the wood. I went to the site, talked the wood cutters. I took a small pile in my pickup truck and since they had to past my house on the way home they would drop off the rest.

    This is the small pile.

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    The big pile

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    They will make a lot of 8"-10" splits for the KBQ.
  • Mr. Bones
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    • 9300
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      Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
      Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
      Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
      Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
      Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
      Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
      Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
      Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

      Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
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      Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

      Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
      Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
      Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
      Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
      Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
      Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
      (Lime Green)
      Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
      Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



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      Maverick ET-732, (Black)
      Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
      ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
      Blue ThermaPen Mk4
      Orange Thermapen Mk4
      Pink Thermapen Mk4
      ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
      ThermoWorks Smoke
      ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
      4 Pro Series cable extensions
      Smoke Gateway

      Accessories:
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      2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
      BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
      Warming shelf
      MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
      Backyard Grill marinade injector
      Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
      Bear Paws
      Meat Rakes
      BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



      Cookware:
      Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
      G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
      '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
      60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
      50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
      Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
      Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

      Cutlery, etc.:
      Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
      Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
      Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
      Multiple steels, from all over the planet
      Crock sticks
      Diamond stones, various
      Lansky Sharpening System

      Tableware
      Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
      Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
      Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

    #2
    Nice score, Smoke On!!!!

    Comment

    • Steve B
      Club Member
      • Jun 2016
      • 2980
      • Rockland county New York
      • Lonestar Grillz 24x36 offset smoker, grill, w/ main chamber charcoal grate and 3 tel-tru thermometers - left, right and center
        Yoke Up custom charcoal basket and a Grill Wraps cover.

        22.5 copper kettle w/ SnS, DnG, BBQ vortex, gasket and stainless steel hinge kit.

        Napoleon gas grill (soon to go bye bye) rotting out.

        1 maverick et-733 digital thermometer - black
        1 maverick et-733 - gray
        1 new standard grilling remote digital thermometer
        1 thermoworks thermopen mk4 - red
        1 thermoworks thermopop - red

        Pre Miala flavor injector
        taylor digital scale
        TSM meat grinder
        chefs choice food slicer
        cuisinhart food processor
        food saver vacuum sealer
        TSM harvest food dehydrator

      #3
      Sweeeeeet. And to think you’re so close to me. Almost. 😁. Well At least in the same state anyway. 🤗

      Comment

      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3045

        #4
        Well done.

        Comment

        • FireMan
          Charter Member
          • Jul 2015
          • 7679
          • Bottom of Winnebago

          #5
          That’ll keep ya busy fer awhile.

          Comment

          • holehogg
            Club Member
            • Nov 2017
            • 2359
            • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

            #6
            That wood be quite a pile.

            Comment

            • Steve R.
              Club Member
              • Jul 2016
              • 2322
              • Elizabethtown, KY
              • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Smokey Mountain 22" w/ Guru adapter.

              #7
              I love the smell of cherry wood smoke. But if I'm being honest, hickory, pecan and oak are all better choices for cooking woods, imho. Cherry is my go-to for the firepit, though.

              Comment

              • DavidNorcross
                Club Member
                • Nov 2017
                • 1521
                • Virginia
                • Rec Tec RT-680
                  Coleman RoadTrip LXX
                  Javelin Pro Duo
                  More Cast Iron than I care to admit

                #8
                Very nice. Will last you a while.

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                • Greygoose
                  Club Member
                  • May 2019
                  • 646
                  • South Shore,MA

                  #9
                  Time to zip n’ split !!!
                  Nice stuff

                  Comment

                  • HawkerXP
                    Club Member
                    • Jul 2016
                    • 5506
                    • Virginia
                    • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                      Thermopops
                      Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                      Slo n Sear
                      Cold beer

                    #10
                    Loooove cherry!

                    Comment

                    • fzxdoc
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 5085
                      • My toys:
                        Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
                        Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
                        Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
                        Weber Kettle Premium 22"
                        Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
                        Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


                        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
                        Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
                        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
                        Grill Grate for SnS
                        Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
                        Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
                        2 Grill Grate Griddles
                        Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

                        Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
                        Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
                        Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
                        2 Fireboard Driver Cables
                        Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                        Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                        Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
                        Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
                        Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
                        Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
                        Thermoworks Timestick Trio
                        Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
                        Maverick ET 733
                        Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

                        Grill Pinz
                        Vortex (two of them)

                        Two Joule Sous Vide devices
                        VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
                        Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
                        Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
                        Charcoal Companion TurboQue
                        A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

                        BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

                        Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
                        Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
                        Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
                        Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

                      #11
                      I really love cherry wood with poultry.

                      Congrats on that haul. You've got your cutting/splitting work cut out for you. Should be a fun task, though. I'd like to try it just to experience the lumberjack vibe.

                      Kathryn

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                      • Mr. Bones
                        Birthday Hat Master
                        • Sep 2016
                        • 9300
                        • Kansas Territory
                        • Grills / Smokers
                          *********************************************

                          Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
                          Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
                          Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
                          Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
                          Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
                          Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
                          Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
                          Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
                          Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
                          Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
                          Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

                          Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
                          Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
                          Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

                          Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
                          Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
                          Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
                          Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
                          Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
                          Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
                          (Lime Green)
                          Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
                          Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



                          Thermometers:
                          *********************************************
                          Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
                          Maverick ET-732, (Black)
                          Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
                          ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
                          Blue ThermaPen Mk4
                          Orange Thermapen Mk4
                          Pink Thermapen Mk4
                          ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
                          ThermoWorks Smoke
                          ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
                          4 Pro Series cable extensions
                          Smoke Gateway

                          Accessories:
                          *********************************************
                          2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
                          BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
                          Warming shelf
                          MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
                          Backyard Grill marinade injector
                          Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
                          Bear Paws
                          Meat Rakes
                          BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



                          Cookware:
                          Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
                          G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
                          '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
                          60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
                          50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
                          Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
                          Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

                          Cutlery, etc.:
                          Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
                          Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
                          Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
                          Multiple steels, from all over the planet
                          Crock sticks
                          Diamond stones, various
                          Lansky Sharpening System

                          Tableware
                          Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
                          Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
                          Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

                        #12
                        Gittin some good smoker wood is always a treat, ime...

                        Boutta ~ half hour ago, I unloaded boutta halfa Blue Belle load of some Hickory a co-worker was so kind as to gift to me...

                        Bout th time I went out th door to do so, well, yall, th rain finally got here...

                        As a country boy, Veteran, an a stormchaser, I'm summat of a connoisseur of rain types...

                        This was th icy cold, from just below where it would become hail, kinda rain...

                        I was soaked down to th skin in <60 seconds, an it took bout 15 mikes to unload th Hickory...

                        Still, Mission Accomplished:

                        I wanted to pull round back, while my yard was still drier than a popcorn fart, an git that wood chucked outta my truck...

                        Done.

                        I feel better...

                        Be bringin more, next week; he done dropped quite a lotta Hickory.
                        Last edited by Mr. Bones; August 29, 2020, 09:08 AM. Reason: personal lol:-p

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                        • RonB
                          Club Member
                          • Apr 2016
                          • 12714
                          • Near Richmond VA
                          • Weber Performer Deluxe
                            SNS
                            Pizza insert
                            Rotisserie
                            Smokenator 1000
                            Cookshack Smokette Elite
                            2 Thermapens
                            Chefalarm
                            Dot
                            lots of probes.
                            CyberQ

                          #13
                          Congrats. It looks like ya got the cherry on top, and on the bottom too.

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                          • frigate
                            Club Member
                            • Aug 2019
                            • 94
                            • East Quogue, NY

                            #14
                            Originally posted by fzxdoc View Post
                            I really love cherry wood with poultry.

                            Congrats on that haul. You've got your cutting/splitting work cut out for you. Should be a fun task, though. I'd like to try it just to experience the lumberjack vibe.

                            Kathryn
                            After thinking about my answer. It was to big for a comment.

                            One of my wife's hobbies is Bonsai Trees.She has about 80 of them. She wanted to put benches for her trees where we had piled 18" long cuts from tree work done on our property. Cut but not split oak. The wood was sitting on 6"x 6" pressure threaded wood. So I split and moved the wood to a 16' long 3' high metal rack. But I filled up the rack and had wood left over. The 6"x6""s were 2 @ 6', [email protected]' and [email protected]'. I put the pair of 6' at the end of the rack and that took the rest of the wood. Which we have burned in the fire place. Today we put the pair 10' long 6"x6" at the end of the of the 6' 6"x6"s and all is good.

                            My plan is to cut the big pile to 30" lengths and to wheel barrel it to back yard for seasoning. The little pile I will cut to length and split first.

                            Today I got four logs cut on the big pile before it started to rain.

                            Yes the lumberjack vibe is far better than the gym vibe.

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                            • fzxdoc
                              Founding Member
                              • Jul 2014
                              • 5085
                              • My toys:
                                Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
                                Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
                                Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
                                Weber Kettle Premium 22"
                                Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
                                Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


                                Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
                                Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
                                Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
                                Grill Grate for SnS
                                Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
                                Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
                                2 Grill Grate Griddles
                                Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

                                Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
                                Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
                                Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
                                2 Fireboard Driver Cables
                                Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                                Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                                Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
                                Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
                                Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
                                Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
                                Thermoworks Timestick Trio
                                Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
                                Maverick ET 733
                                Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

                                Grill Pinz
                                Vortex (two of them)

                                Two Joule Sous Vide devices
                                VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
                                Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
                                Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
                                Charcoal Companion TurboQue
                                A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

                                BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

                                Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
                                Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
                                Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
                                Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

                              #15
                              That's a lot of work, but will be well worth it in the end. Good for you for not letting that wood go to waste. Are you hand splitting them?

                              And 80 bonsai trees! That hobby must call for a lot of patience and great pleasure at small rewards. We had one bonsai tree many years ago. I got it for my husband to see if he would enjoy tending it and maybe getting more for a hobby. He couldn't tell if the tree was growing or not, everything went so slowly with it. We gave it away to a friend when we moved. It still hadn't changed in many years.

                              Kathryn

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