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All you wanted to know and more about Firewood!
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Willy-N    Posted 10-06-2003 at 19:36:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
Here is a good site I found about Firewood and different types, BTU output reasons for drying, ect, ect! Mark H.


Slofr8    Posted 10-07-2003 at 17:32:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
More good wood heat info.

http://www.woodheat.org/index.htm


bob ny    Posted 10-07-2003 at 05:27:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
thanks mark i lost that site and was looking for it my biggest problem with firewood is getting it to the racks i have offered deals for help like i supply the trees and all equiptment(saws,splitter,tractors,and chains) plus my labor for 1/2 the wood and i can't get any takers.when i was younger if someone offered that to me i would have jumped on it.


ret    Posted 10-07-2003 at 04:44:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Was wondering, article didn't say to keep the wood covered before you use it. If it gets rained on seems like it would soak up the water. SO, you guys cover yours?
REt


Willy-N    Posted 10-07-2003 at 06:50:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
I do not cover mine because it dose not rain much, we have had 4.57 inches so far this year. Where I live and the winters are real dry snow. Seems like with the stack tight I only have to get wood from one end of the stack and it stays free of snow except the top. When I lived in a rainy/wet winter area I just put tin on the top. I wraped a couplel of cords up once and it got all moldy and damp. That wood stunk for a long time and did not burn good. Then I just built a open shed to put it under. I stack it close to the house so it is easy to get. Do a Google search for "Seasoning+Firewood" lots of information comes up about it. Mark H.


Redneck    Posted 10-07-2003 at 03:24:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Useful info but I don't go along with all the info,seems their measurements are a little off.


Willy-N    Posted 10-07-2003 at 06:51:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
That is because a School or goverment high paid group did the testing. Mark H.


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