Despite rumors, no giant has become a lumberjack.
Oct 12, It's been several in-game years since a dwarf has bothered to cut a tree, and I'm now completely out of wood:\ I've had trees marked and re-marked for cutting, I've changed my woodcutters' jobs so they're only to cut timber, I've dug through all the menus I can find looking to see if I'd somehow disabled woodcutting - I got nothing. At this point not only have I exhausted my wood stockpiles.
There is one possible reason not mentioned above. In your dwarves' standing orders is an option disable all wood-hauling. The standing orders are where you can change settings like telling your dwarves whether to gather refuse, whether to auto-loom thread into cloth and so on. BUT now, despite having an axe sitting in a weapon bin, and lots of designated trees waiting to be cut, and several idle dwarves with wood-cutting enabled as a labour, nobody is cutting wood.
I've used up my last log, and my fortress needs barrels, bins, beds.
Unlike axes in combat though, the quality or material of an axe appears to have no effect on any aspect of wood cutting - a no-quality copper axe is the same as a masterwork steel or adamantine axe.
Not to mention the huge gap that remains in my protective stockade. Trees are accessible, and I am marking the bottom of the trunk for cutting. Woodcutter is not busy. Even with just woodcutting enabled he sits around with No Job. The axe is not part of the uniform for any military dwarves. No burrows. At all. No alerts either.
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