Back on the Chain Gang

Well, it was a long, snowy winter this time. By mid-March, there was still plenty of snow on the ground and a few good foot-or-more snowfalls to come, but we couldn’t wait any longer to get out and start chopping logs. We shoveled off the log pile and got to work. Some logs are too wide to fit on the sawbuck, so they require “freestylin’.” In this case, a big pile of snow is great since it supports the log, and when you cut all the way through, there’s no ground underneath to dull the chain, just snow:


We continued working on the log pile while the snow slowly retreated from the house site:

This was completely covered a week or two ago

A river briefly runs through it

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