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i have a bunch of pine like that in my pile. the cat and wife love how warm the room gets with a couple pieces 'roaring'
open up your inlet air for ~20-30 minutes before loading with more wood.
I find that softwoods burn better in my Jotul than hardwoods (and the hardwood is 2+ year seasoned in full sun).
Now go get the other 6 ft. Don't be wastin' the BL!
both definitions appear to involve the handling of wood :-P
$200/cord for Pine. $350 for Almond or Oak. And delivery is extra.
This is why I scrounge.
find an out of the way place to store the screen accessory. You will never use it. $60 I'll never get back.
Cedar produces really pretty secondaries, but they do not last very long.
the only issue i see is :Do you have kids. I would worry that they would start using the log piles as a 'jungle gym', and that a pile would...
+1!! Those splits are sized for my Jotul F3CB. make 'em bigger and they will burn longer.
Burning sweetgum right now. That's the stuff. I split it with the Fiskars after it seasons in the round for a month. It makes fluffy ash.
I also put a wet sock on the outlet as insurance.
Awesome news Dennis! Listen to your body and you will know if you are pushing too hard.
Bogydave: If you liked Hawaii, you have to get down to French Polynesia. Moorea and Bora Bora are incredible (this coming from someone who has...
all i see is firewood
if you get a build-up of coals put a pine split on top and it will burn them down. Aside from that, ash happens and you learn to manage what is...
Redwood smells like the back deck is on fire. :-)
Cedar just smells awesome.
I can instantly tell when someone is burning oak. Very distinctive...
get a supply of pine to use for the initial heatup.
I had a pre-fab installed on a 45 degree wall in the corner of the living room. I ripped out the pre-fab, and was able to take advantage of the...
I made a rack that is not as deep as the chainsaw bar and not as wide as the splits. I use a cargo strap to hold the splits in place and lop off...
Blundstones. I walked up and down Manhattan in them without my feet getting sore.
I've scored some from eBay(new of course) and from 6pm.com...
I use the same gloves. Your hands don't get too hot in the summer.
don't use the top-down method if you are lighting pine (I'm guessing you are).
allowed or not. i would want more clearance
yes, the difference is ease of splitting between green and seasoned is mind-boggling. I split by hand and, when seasoned . . . forget it.
Black Locust, Madrone, Shreve Oak, Coast Live Oak, Pine, Cedar, Spruce, Carob, Redwoood and whatever else I can scrounge.
My favorite is...
Where on the Range are you? My father is from Virginia and had a summer place on Vermillion.
"It's got HUGE dental appendages!"
haha, nice BB!