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Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

For those who don't know, green wood is just relatively freshly cut wood. I prefer to carve green wood than dry wood. Anyone know where i can get some, in and around ZH?
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For those who don't know, green wood is just relatively freshly cut wood. I prefer to carve green wood than dry wood. Anyone know where i can get some, in and around ZH?
For within the city contact these guys., perhaps try the 2nd last ("diverse"). Outside the city talk to your local Förster.
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Re: Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

The forest?

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Re: Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/ted/de/index/gsz.html

I'd ask them. They cut trees all the time.
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For within the city contact these guys., perhaps try the 2nd last ("diverse"). Outside the city talk to your local Förster.

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https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/ted/de/index/gsz.html

I'd ask them. They cut trees all the time.


Thanks guys, ill check with them




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Not sure that I'd be allowed to cut any trees down in the forest and couldnt find and dead standing wood laying around...
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Re: Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

Which type of wood, oak, chestnut, birch, pine, fruit?

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Which type of wood, oak, chestnut, birch, pine, fruit?

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I guess birch would be the most common, also happens to be one of the easier and better carving woods
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I guess birch would be the most common, also happens to be one of the easier and better carving woods
We've got a log cut a few weeks ago lying around, but it probably weighs a ton or so, and you'll have to come get it.

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We've got a log cut a few weeks ago lying around, but it probably weighs a ton or so, and you'll have to come get it.

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Lugano right?

Bit of a trek but thanks Tom

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The forest?

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While you're allowed to pick up stuff from the ground like branches that have broken off, cutting wood yourself or "taking with you" freshly cut wood that's probably stashed until further use constitutes theft. Pure and simple.
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Re: Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

During a wood carving course, I had a chance to cut "green" beeech. This wood, which when dry is a hell to carve, cut like butter when greeen. It was a revelation. The tree sap , juice really, would squirt all over the place with every cut. Just saying: working green wood just gets you further than working it dry, for most purposes.
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Re: Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

How about this ... https://www.englishforum.ch/free-stu...icot-wood.html
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Re: Anyone know where i can get some green wood?

Thanks for the link SwissMorgs, write to the poster the other day, lets see if i hear back
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