Best smelling wood???

Der Fuirmeister Posted By Der Fuirmeister, Feb 9, 2009 at 1:31 AM

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  1. Der Fuirmeister

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    I had asked what the worst smelling wood was........

    What about the best? What wood makes you want to stay in the wood shed when your done stacking??
     
  2. LLigetfa

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    There are not a lot of hardwood choices around here. I really like the smell of Ash. As for softwoods, Cedar smells nice too.
     
  3. gzecc

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    I like cherry.
     
  4. PA. Woodsman

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    If you go back to page 7, you'll see a poll that was done on this subject. 63 people responded with some interesting results.
     
  5. dznam

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    I love the smell of freshly cut red or white oak or eastern white pine.
     
  6. cityevader

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    I split near a cord of Camphor around 5 months ago, darn near made me sick like I was drowning in Vicks Vapo-Rub.
    Awful experience.
    However, every time I walk by the woodpile it smells quite nice and no longer medicinal.
    I also enjoy the "fermenting"-like smell of Oak...which is also in the same pile...kinda strange combo, but enjoyable nonetheless.
     
  7. Bigg_Redd

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    The best smelling wood is free wood.
     
  8. kwikrp

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    burnt some sugar maple the house smelt like maple syrup... we liked it family wants to burn more
     
  9. zipper1081

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    First of all I cant belive you did not go to page 7 to see that 63 people had already posted on this subject. SHAME on you. LOL


    Second I love the smell of wood that makes my gas meater stand still. that would be OAK
     
  10. WOODBUTCHER

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    I just split about a half cord of yellow birch and crave birch beer now, that's my favorite.
    On the seasoned side Hickory smells best burning.

    WB
     
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    hickory, cherry
     
  12. Backwoods Savage

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    Sassafras.
     
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    Cedar, oak, hickory, cherry, apple... I like them all if it's free!
     
  14. daveswoodhauler

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    Was cutting up a lot of birch over the weekend, and it smelled like mint...never ran into that before, but then again, I don't have much birch on my property.
    Smelled real good.
     
  15. TreePapa

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    Bottlebrush wood smells great, both when burning and cuttng. Purty small trees, so not much splitting involved.

    Peace,
    - Sequoia
     
  16. PA. Woodsman

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    I wasn't reprimanding him, I just thought he'd like to see what others had said on it already in addition to what will be said here.
     
  17. PA. Woodsman

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    Sounds like you got some Black Birch there with its wintergreen smelling aroma-good stuff.
     
  18. ctarborist

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    sassafras and birch for its minty smell, cherry and oak for its manly smell, hickory or apple for its burnin' smell and cedar for its everything smell!!!
     
  19. fyrwoodguy

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    i gotta say,in all my years cuttin'.......black birch in the spring.....gets my vote
     
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