I've burned Pignut and Shagbark seasoned 16 months and more.
I get the best coals in the morning....huge clinkers.....some still resemble the shape...
My neighbor dropped off some logs with his Kabota last week. (Hurricane Sandy) Ash and Red Maple
The Oak rounds came from my BIL's neighbor who had a...
Shagbark for Sure, Young Shag Bark can have baby smooth bark.
High winds took this puppy down.
My saw cut it like butter.
hey it's good to see my Pignut picture flout'in around
Red Oak is nicknamed piss oak. You'll smell that from miles away until it's cured.
The growth rings look wide, and the bark looks way too thick for Hickory.
I'll rule out both Hickory and defiantly the maple species.
I do see a good...
I just can't wait, cleaning the chimney soon.
Gonna clean it up and wait for a cold night.
Nothing pretty, built out of scrap wood 10 years ago.
Holds just shy of 4 cord.
From the Top
Bottom Left Hickory
Bottom Right Cherry
A total mix this year. The single row stack is a mix of Spruce, Red Maple, Sugar Maple, Sweet Gum, Cherry and Ash.
Th big stack has a 1/2 row of 5...
Just some pics of my stacks, such a dry summer.......
I like your avatar.........I'd recognize my woodstack anywhere.
Such a mild winter, here are some left overs, I also have almost 2 face cords of Old Hickory up back I didn't have to tap into.
I only used about...
Ain't nothing like Ash Poles.....
My BIL had a guy over clearing some brush with his tractor.
I downed 2 Ash and had him drag'em out.....easy.
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I have sugar bush all the way up my 400' driveway and the bark looks nothing like Ralph's photos.
His tree is either Elm...
I love placing Hickory Bark on a hot bed of coals and letting a little puff from the Oslo into the room.
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