>> It's not about how tall trees grow but how thick they get
Sounds like something an old girlfriend mentioned to me many years ago. Sigh.
I'm agreeing with the consensus, it will take MANY years (not to mention I can't move away) to make a project like this practical.
And I have never seen 'empress' or 'nutall' mentioned when favorite woods are discussed.
Project on hiatus.
Homemade mortarless bread oven.
KCBS member ... primarily so I can get into Restaurant Depot.