Here's my setup: Fireview piped out the back and up the chimney using flexible SS pipe. Chimney is clay lined with an 8" double wall SS liner and...
See how much darker the heartwood is than your pics.
You're gonna have to sharpen your chain....often. I love the stuff.
Elm, cherry, walnut, ash, hedge, and beech. I guess I should have said a mix.
Toss them on top of the stacks.
Yeah, it was dead and looked fairly mummified but I didn't poke it to find out. I've seen them play dead before and their eyes still sparkle this...
under your wood stacks? A few months ago I could smell something dead around my wood stacks but couldn't find it. Well, when I was moving the last...
I'm going with three cords of good wood. :p
BTW, I can't believe he was throwing those down there. Australia must not have OSHA.
Sweeping the chimney and having nothing but white powder with teeny tiny black flecks in it. Chimney sweep said "Whatever you're doing, keep it up!...
Yes, that would be WELL season. Great looking compost.
when the splitter is in the picture with splits and rounds then it's NOT seasoned. ;)
Tonight my wife told me I could start a fire or she would plug in the space heater.....there's a fire in the stove.
100::F heat index here so no.
The next two stacks that I've moved have been perfectly fine.:)
Last night I started moving this winter's wood up to the house. I started with hickory that was c/s/s November 2011 (so almost 2 full years). The...
I was surprised with how tight it is.
On our way to Maine last week the wife and I stopped off at Woodstock Stove to see where they make these awesome stoves. Penny gave us a great tour...
We did enjoy those too as we went through.
Vermont! In an earlier thread I asked for recommendations for a trip to Bar Harbor, ME and first let me thank everyone for the info because it was...
I didn't either until we moved into to our new place and started going to Sugarcreek Metropark to run. I bet close to 1/3 of what I have is...
Penny gave us a really nice tour and explained the whole process. I was also able to ask about some sooting I'm having and she gave me several tips...
My wife and I made it safely to Brattleboro after 13 hours on the road and a sobriety checkpoint. I've never been on that end of a checkpoint but...
When we moved in 3 years ago we had the fireplace inspected (pre-stove) and had to have the crown repaired. It came with a 5 year warranty but it...
Some sort of fungus, if it's still attached when it's time to burn then you have a few extra BTUs. As far as the pests I'm not sure, although I do...
Hackberry on the non-IDed stuff?
I've got fungus on almost all my firewood, until it gets really dry then it's gone. You'll be fine once the moisture is gone from the wood.
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