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RE: jobbing chainsaw person [Scanned]

Subject: RE: jobbing chainsaw person [Scanned]
From: Addison, Gilbert
Date: Jan 26 2009 16:42:53
I think Ed has exposed a generation gap. I remember Gordon Souter telling me 
how when he was with English Woodlands as then was, his chainsaw buddy  - yes 
there were two of them - was a naturist save for his sandals. I've no idea 
how much he charged. Altogether now: uncross your legs.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Knott [mailto:robert_knott@xxxxxxxxxx.com] 
Sent: 26 January 2009 16:27
To: UK Tree Care
Subject: Re: jobbing chainsaw person [Scanned]

I'm amazed that anyone can even conceive the idea of the 'jobbing chainsaw 
person' working alone in the woodland. The only image I can see is the sound 
of one hand clapping whilst the poor sod bleeds out into the undergrowth.

'At one with nature', so to speak
I shake my head.

Nod

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hare, Gareth" <gareth.hare@xxxxxxxxxxxx.gov.uk>
To: "UK Tree Care" <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 3:15 PM
Subject: RE: jobbing chainsaw person [Scanned]




Dear all,

How much by day rate does a jobbing chainsaw person engaged in low key 
woodland conservation work cost these days? Does he or she have to have a 
second person hovering at 2 trees length or can lone working still be done?

Thanks as always,

Edmund

I would say the cheapest you'll get someone is around the £100-£120/day 
mark. I'll be glad to be proved wrong though. That's based on local 
contractors/fallers etc perhaps the East Mids is being crunched harder?!

Regards

Gareth

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