This is the train of thought that followed:
Those spikes look positively deadly! Maybe this is a stockpile of sinister weapons.
But who is stockpiling them, and for what purpose?
An ogre would be large enough to wield those lethal logs! Maybe he's planning a raid of a nearby village. Or maybe he's preparing to defend his home against invasion...Yeah. That's how my mind works.
What have you seen lately that may have been something besides what it appeared to be?