Where I live when cutting in the forest you need a permit then attach tag to the wood before you move more than 50ft from where youre cutting. I use a staple for that. Also a hole punch to punch the tag.Looks like you have enough gear for a few days cutting non stop. No reason to stop production and go back to the shop. A spare saw?
carrying the First Aid Kit is a good idea!I cut on my property so I bring a pretty minimalistic kit with me. If I need something, I can just run up to the house and get it. But this is what I carry with me on my ATV. I do all my cutting in one session, then come back with my Jeep and a trailer to haul it up to my outdoor wood stove.
First aid kit
I like the camp axe, of course... the files, too! and wedges.Ok guys, I finally took the whole two minutes to take a few pictures of my little bag. I normally bring this anywhere I have to walk any distance. I don’t go too far off my main trails so I don’t usually carry it very far.
The pulp hook is normally in the truck but was able to fit it for the picture. My chaps normally go in there too.
This kit also has a few small items outside of firewood purposes for when I encounter cool things or require in my travels. GPS, diameter tape, increment borer, notepad, whistle/3 sources of fire/compass (stuff from College), etc.
This is always in the truck so everything I normally need isn’t far. And it isn’t too heavy.
Out of the truck, I’d have the bag on my back, hard hat on, chaps on, saw in one hand, gas/oil in other.
The axe is an old axe we had at work in our fire shed. They were all pretty beat up but serve well as a wedge pounder for the small bit that I use it.
Thanks for all your replies! It was awesome to read
Good idea! Do you load this box with a bit of wood too? Then set your gear on top of wood?i use this box on the pallet forks. If I had to do it again I would have built it narrower. I have 3 pt forks as well and use it on the back in the woods. 2 saws - gas/oil - bad of saw stuff etc and a cant hook. The reason I didn't make it a carry all for the 3pt is because I can set it down and use tractor in wood with out this big thing hanging off the back. I have a 5400 JD utility tractor and its about as big as i would use in the woods. Also at the end of the day I can just drive into shop and set it down and its ready to go the next day. View attachment 725686
It is used for wood / sometimes helpers haha / rope / chains / slings really anything I need depending on what time doing.Good idea! Do you load this box with a bit of wood too? Then set your gear on top of wood?
Right on! Do you use a cant hook often in the woods or mostly for the mill? I’m looking to make my work easier with the upcoming softwood logs I’ll be cutting. I’ll be in the woods trying to get them to roadside. 8-16ft lengths. Is it worth the money?It is used for wood / sometimes helpers haha / rope / chains / slings really anything I need depending on what time doing.
Having the ability to put it on the back of the tractor allows me to use loader to carry logs out or I can put the box on loader forks and skid a tree out. Very versatile
Right on! Do you use a cant hook often in the woods or mostly for the mill? I’m looking to make my work easier with the upcoming softwood logs I’ll be cutting. I’ll be in the woods trying to get them to roadside. 8-16ft lengths. Is it worth the money?