I like let the rounds shrink and dry until the bark comes off in big pieces. Some species are better than other. Then I use the big pieces as ground...
Near my house, sat on the ground 18 months. Maple, ash, cherry. Was able to pull right up to pile. Think I got 5 or 6 cord[IMG][IMG][IMG]
Pics or it didn't happen
ahh, refer to my first comment
I've had logs in the spliter shoot out 20 feet. Some just dont want to split. havent had one do that manually
Leaf it alone (pun intended)
Thanks Jmac. Bought one in January, going to get my $100
Wow 6 ft high (how high were you going for?) I have never had one tip, I did have one tilting a little, but the ground wasn't level (live and learn)....
Hmm. Fossil fuel prices skyrocket and gov is surprised by 50% increase in people using wood
The gasifier burns a lot hotter than 525.
Here's a better one. Only one horsepower
I decided to experiment a bit with my wood gun this year. The log in the picture is 24inches long. The opening of the woodgun is 18x18. Tree was...
Article about EPA rules for Boilers in CT...
My wife tells me the eight year old shouts out positions of down trees in the woods as they drive around town.
Yeah there was one small section of one spilt that was a bit punky, but the rest was solid and spilt nicely. Still happy with the find and glad I got...
ok. It was reddish/pink on the inside. Red oak?
Found a 40' tree that came over in a storm a couple years back. It was in the brush and tough to get to, but have been meaning to buck it up for at...
Green - Have you tried closing the air damper to 3/4
I would adjust the air damper on the intake. You should try around 3/4 closed. You having it closed all the way is limiting the 02 too much....
I lay it down as ground cover and build my Holtzholdens on top of it. Makes a nice sepration between the ground and stack
Depends on the need. I look down 10 or 12 of them two years ago and burned it all last year in my boiler. It dries super fast so you could use it...
I heated a 3200 sf house without storage this year.
We'll said Gas
Keep editing my posts. This place is getting lame
1- 3300 sf house, 1100 gallons/ zero after wg install
2- smoke hood piped to exterior so only the one time I didn't turn it on
3 yes- no storage- and...
Nice. I thought about doing an oval.
Yeah I have seen those, but I think there are a lot of variables that also effect drying time. The topography of the land (are you on a hill top or...
Most people? I think most of the people that have commented on them in other forums haven't tried them. My experience has been good with them. IMO....
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