Any fool can cut a tree down, how many try to stick it back up again?

Jim and the tree he put back. 🙂 — Suzanne

Jim Webster

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Earlier this year it got windy, seriously windy. So windy that a big old Sycamore tree in a neighbour’s garden was blown over into our field.

There was nothing in the field at the time, and the tree managed to block the potential gap it had created, so there wasn’t a livestock issue. Anyway our neighbour was a bit apologetic, but what were they supposed to have done, dashed out in the middle of the night and fitted guy ropes?
Anyway I said it wasn’t a problem, as I’d just cut it up for firewood.

A week or so after the gales the weather improved and I made a start on the tree. I treated myself to a new blade for the chainsaw and made a start. I started with the branches, just cutting off the lighter stuff and then working my way down the branches cutting them off in…

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