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Would cutting a tree over 70 ft long count for the two 16 ft pieces work for this BB?
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Hi Bethany,
This is part of the total woodland care.  The trees need to be felled and limbed before they can be peeled (debarked)  The aim of the activity is to have two peeled logs over 16 feet long.  The telling word here is "over."  So unfortunately, you need two trees. 😒

 
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Here is my submission for this BB. I found peeling trees to be oddly enjoyable. Both of mine were conifers, and the wood inside the bark had such an interesting feel, plus it was a great challenge to see how few pieces I could get the bark off in. I've attached pictures showing:

- My 2 trees before they are peeled, showing they are at least 6" in diameter at the fat end and over 16 feet long
- My 2 trees after they are peeled and up off the ground
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tree-2-diameter
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tree-2-peeled-and-put-up-to-dry
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Paul Fookes approved this submission.
Note: I certify this BB complete. Beautifully executed Jae.

 
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I peeled two trees for the root cellar being built at the 2023 PTJ. At this time of year (July) the bark comes off quite easily and I challenged myself to take the bark off in one piece. The trickier part was getting them off the ground.
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Log 1 length
Log 1 length
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Log 1 diam
Log 1 diam
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Log 1 peeled
Log 1 peeled
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Log 1 raised
Log 1 raised
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Log 1 raised close up
Log 1 raised close up
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Log 2 length
Log 2 length
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Log 2 diam
Log 2 diam
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Log 2 raised
Log 2 raised
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Removed a couple live trees that had the audacity to grow where my hugelkultur went.  I peeled em and put em up what for building stuff with em later. Behold!
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live trees standing; unaware
live trees standing; unaware
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he's dead jim
he
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it's big it's heavy its wood
it
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it's better than bad, it's good
it
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all logs over 7" diameter
all logs over 7" diameter
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6 logs 12ft long, 2 wodest are 8ft long. Total of 88ft
6 logs 12ft long, 2 wodest are 8ft long. Total of 88ft
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Note: Badge requiresshowing they are at least 6" in diameter at the fat end and over 16 feet long

 
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To get certified for this BB, post the following pics.  

- Your 2 trees before they are peeled, showing they are at least 6" in diameter at the fat end and over 16 feet long
- Your 2 trees after they are peeled and up off the ground

Oh wow, I'm so late uploading these images. Here is my BB attempt from when I was at Wheaton Labs in April 2022

Tree#1




Tree#2




Action Shot:


Peeled Trees:


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Note: I certify this badge bit complete.

 
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I'm helping my son build a pole barn. I peeled these two trees, special for this bb!
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Starting with these logs
Starting with these logs
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Me, peeling
Me, peeling
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Two peeled logs, off the ground, bigger than 6 inches
Two peeled logs, off the ground, bigger than 6 inches
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Jeremy VanGelder flagged this submission as not complete.
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Note: Need photos of the diameter and length of both trees

 
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I peeled two trees up near the Sepp Holzer Root Cellar project!
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First tree skidded into place, thanks JR!
First tree skidded into place, thanks JR!
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Action shot
Action shot
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First tree done and raised
First tree done and raised
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Second tree, felled by Patti during the PTJ!
Second tree, felled by Patti during the PTJ!
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Peeled
Peeled
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And off the ground to dry
And off the ground to dry
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Leigh Tate approved this submission.

 
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