Cottonwood burns alright.
Problem is splitting it.
I split by hand and that stuff it too tough for me, I've turned away free cottonwood only for...
I love bacon, it's the world's most perfect food.
That's a great idea, my Summit has an ash pan that should work.
It's not the potato, it's the sour cream. %-P
Is that you cooking? Get any ash on the pie? What temp and how long?
Wow! You've got her stacking and splitting? That's a good kid. :lol:
Never tried that one, but with all the energy the stoves put out you'd think there would be more uses.
This time of year is a great time to bake potatoes in the stove.
I tend to make a fire in the morning and let it die out as it warms up a bit...
It is wet, rained all night.
I here black locust burns nice, does black walnut burn well?
I didn't notice a strong smell to them, but I can't smell very well. ( My girlfriend says I stink) :)
These were taken down 'cause the city is...
I picked up a few logs in my neighborhood the other day and was wondering what type of trees I have.
They both had small type leaves similar to a...
Jags has it right.
Live trap and relocate. I use cat food in the can, works great. I'll try the marshmallow next time as my girl friend likes...
jdinspector, thanks for the tip. I just emailed him, hope it still available.
I've wondered about wood seasoning in the winter also.
We all know h2o expands when frozen.
In northern IL, we get freeze, thaw cycles all winter...
Occupation: Retired UPS man after 28 years. Body had enough abuse, (they abused my ego too much too) I'm spending more money now than I...
Some does look red or brown in real life. It was a pile of mixed wood, little over a cord's worth, I'm just happy to get it.
People say it's easy to...
I picked up some more, there's the dark heart wood. but I tell ya, it's a B***h to split.
You must be handy to have around on splitting day :-)
It's tough to split, on some rounds my maul just bounces off and it has a good weight to it.
It is white with a tight grain.
I've split box elder with the red streaks, this is not.
The tree has been down a while so there are no leaves.
I didn't know ash was so good. I thought I was lucky with the birch.
I better get back there and clean up what's left.
Thanks guys, nothing like free wood.
Jags I'm in Mchenry county, how about you?
First time poster, lurking since Jan '08.
This site is great, I've learned much.
Bought a PE Summit Classic, 'ho' house red. Installed it in...
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