Skiddable Wood racks

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Skiddable Wood racks

Postby cowboy » Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:20 am

My brother doesn't like me storing wood in the new pole barn. So he came up the weekend before last and helped build the first of our wood racks. 3-4 years ago we bought a bunch of 60" wide pallet racks from Steve B. They turned out to to wide for us to use for very much. But it holds three rows of 16" logs fine.

The pallet racks were 20' tall so we cut them down to 7'4" on one side and 7' on the other and used the extra for cross members for the bottom.

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Tommy has it on the side welding it up.

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All welded up and ready for the floor and side boards

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Got the roof on now too

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And got some wood in

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Its not done yet I am going to cut some 6x6 beams to bolt them to. And some hooks that I can slide 2x6s into along the sides. The plan is to split and stack in the rack and let dry. Once its dry I can pull the whole rack up to the trailer with a tractor. I have one just about done three more in the building stage at the farm and enough to make eight more at home. But I am going to give my best friend enough to build two.

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Re: Skiddable Wood racks

Postby daddydip » Mon Aug 15, 2011 7:09 pm

Great idea Cowboy :big afro:
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Re: Skiddable Wood racks

Postby cowboy » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:39 am

Thanks Michael

Just trying to make things simpler :!:

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Postby Tezell » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:06 am

Looks good! I like that new barn also.
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Re: Skiddable Wood racks

Postby dgrapes59 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:48 am

Billy,

Nice solution to a couple things!

And I am guessing "if you have them, Ax Man will fill them!
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Re: Skiddable Wood racks

Postby Rudi » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:21 pm

Billy:

Really nice idea... :?: :idea: :D I like it a lot.
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Re: Skiddable Wood racks

Postby cowboy » Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:36 am

Thanks Trezell

Ya know I hate it when I have to go back down state and leave all my toys at the farm :wink:

Thanks David

So many projects so little time :!:

Thanks Rudi

It was one of several ideas but it seems to be working out :{_}:

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