Originally Posted by huizheng1988
it's probably better for you to go to a body of water and look for fallen wood. i have been through the same thing you're going to go through and the whole process takes about7-8months in my case and it's still ongoing. whereas another piece of partially submerged in water that i found took about 1month to sink.
this experience that i went through made me realize why the driftwood in the stores are so darn expensive. unless you're lucky to live near a body of water with a lot of fallen trees or are willing to go the extra many long/patient MILES, then you should consider buying DW.
I've been there and done that, just my two cents
We actually have an old beaver dam on the property! HA! But beavers seem to like wood that's better for a walking stick! There really isn't any wood in the lake, I looked! I suppose I could throw these pieces in the brook & check 'em out next spring!
Here's the brook:
Here's the lake (private beach):