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Black Oak, Dogwood drying time?

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by Woody Stover, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    As I've learned here (I was too thick to learn it in my previous 25 years of burning wood,) I need AGED beef! :lol:
    I'd say to myself "What the heck, this Red Oak has been drying all summer and it still won't burn!" :-S
    But I'm hopeful that some of the smaller limbs will be good by the end of the year; There was hardly any moisture on the end of the fresh-cut logs. Not like some of the Red I've cut that was practically dripping wet! As I mentioned earlier, some of the 4" diameter limbs are at 18* MC...
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    Thistle, the Sherlock Holmes of wood! :cheese: Makes sense.
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    I running a furnace, so if its dead oak I will burn it same year. If not 18-24 months.

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