Walnut whipped…..

We have been very lucky since we arrived in Portugal, lots of things falling in to place and even more things falling in to our laps! Thanks to our old neighbour Lia, we have bought all the timber we will need to build our house, but first we’ve got to cut it all down and plank it up and dry it!!!!!
30 trees, varying in ages, from 30 years plus, all walnut and chestnut. We have purchased a mobile saw mill, which arrived today from sweden and it’ll be put to use on site to plank up and haul out.
Without the mill this job would be only marginally easier than the felling of the dark side, we’ve got a lot of work to do and only felled 8 trees so far (the smallest), more tomorrow and the next day and the next day and………

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