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Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm

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In August 2019 I was able to salvage a total of Fifty four logs from storm damaged, dead, and selective thinning of timber at Knot Hole Tree farm in rural Milan, Illinois.

Click to enlarge image Deep in the woods at Knot hole tree farm. This is the root system of a pair of White Oak trees that toppled over. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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Deep in the woods at Knot hole tree farm. This is the root system of a pair of White Oak trees that toppled over.

Click to enlarge image First order of business is to saw these trees into eleven feet long lengths. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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First order of business is to saw these trees into eleven feet long lengths.

Click to enlarge image Very steep hill. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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Very steep hill.

Click to enlarge image This log had to be chained to a nearby stump to prevent it from rolling down the hill and into a creek at the bottom. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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This log had to be chained to a nearby stump to prevent it from rolling down the hill and into a creek at the bottom.

Click to enlarge image This Oak tree was dead. Lots of nice wood to salvage. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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This Oak tree was dead. Lots of nice wood to salvage.

Click to enlarge image This picture doesn't quite show the enormity of the mess that lays before us. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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This picture doesn't quite show the enormity of the mess that lays before us.

Click to enlarge image Another view of our prize. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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Another view of our prize.

Click to enlarge image This Cherry tree was selected for harvest to give the trees close by more space to thrive. Notice the large Burl. Burls are sought after for their beautiful and wild grain. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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This Cherry tree was selected for harvest to give the trees close by more space to thrive. Notice the large Burl. Burls are sought after for their beautiful and wild grain.

Click to enlarge image One of many loads of nice timber ready to be milled into lumber. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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One of many loads of nice timber ready to be milled into lumber.

Click to enlarge image A nice load of Cherry Timber. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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A nice load of Cherry Timber.

Click to enlarge image A pile of Oak timber. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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A pile of Oak timber.

Click to enlarge image The mill yard at Hillbilly Hollow Woodworks. - Salvaging Timber at Knot Hole Tree Farm -
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The mill yard at Hillbilly Hollow Woodworks.

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